On Wed, May 19, 2004 at 10:23:24 EDT, Mark Teel scribbled these curious markings: > On a fresh install of FreeBSD 5.2, after I add a user via kuser, when I > logout I cannot log back in! > I get a message stating that the "accound" has expired, even for the > root user.
Looks like you got bitten by a bug in KUser that was shipped with FreeBSD 5.2. This has been fixed in the latest version. As a fix, try booting into single user mode, mounting your filesystems (it's important to mount them rw), and then fixing your passwd database with vipw. Regardless of whether that fixes things or not, it's a very good idea to update KDE to the latest version (or just use the robust user and group administration tools that have shipped with FreeBSD and that have worked for years). -- I abhor a system designed for the "user", if that word is a coded pejorative meaning "stupid and unsophisticated". -- Ken Thompson - Unix is user friendly. However, it isn't idiot friendly. - Please CC me in all replies, even if I'm on the relevant list(s).
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