login prompt not working!
bradleyb at u.washington.edu
Thu Aug 31 17:04:59 PDT 2000
I've had similar things happen to me when I had zero disk space left, or
my disc was mounted readonly for some reason. Do you see any suspicious
messages while booting up?
On Thu, 31 Aug 2000, Benjamin Honsinger wrote:
> I just finished installing mandrake 7.1 and now I can't log in as root or a
> normal user at the login prompt. I know the passwords are correct, and the root
> password worked when it dropped me into a maintenance shell in a failed boot.
> - Ben
> PS Some other things seem generally screwed up too; modprobe can't find certain
> files after the system enters runlevel 3, stuff like that. Hopefully I can fix
> those things if I can login....
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