Changing passwords with 2.11BSD
grog at lemis.com
Wed Feb 25 14:07:04 AEST 1998
I've just installed a 2.11BSD, and I'm having some funny problems.
Here's one; I'll make a separate message of the other.
I've added a new user with vipw. When I try to change the password, I
Last login: Sat Aug 9 02:25:12 on console
2.11 BSD UNIX #7: Fri Aug 8 14:14:34 MET DST
 root--> passwd grog
Changing password for grog.
Retype new password:
passwd: mkpasswd failed; password unchanged.
If I run mkpasswd against /etc/master.passwd, it works fine. But that
way I can't change my password.
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