On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 11:17:41PM -0500, Barry Hawkins wrote: > List, > Hello. I have recently begun to encounter an issue with changing > passwords on my 5.1 installation. I haven't touched anything on it for > a few months, and the last change-related activity I had were some > portupgrade tasks to rid myself of the libintl.so.4 issue solved with > "portupgrade -R gettext" back around September 2003. I am wondering if > anyone has experienced an issue similar to mine. > When I attempt to use passwd to change my password, I get the > following upon successfully re-typing the password: > > passwd: entry inconsistent > passwd: pam_chauthtok(): error in service module > > If anyone has insight on this I would be grateful. A search of the > list for pam_chauthtok only revealed one person asking a similar > question related to yppasswd.
Compare your /etc/pam.d configuration against the sources in /usr/src/etc/pam.d to make sure you have not damaged your pam configuration by mis-merging changes. Also make sure you have no /etc/pam.conf file, which was removed a long time ago. Kris
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