obsevations re 3 little issues incl. pamd authentication error

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at des.no
Sun May 1 14:15:27 PDT 2005

Anselm Hook <anselm at hook.org> writes:
> I've noticed that if I install freebsd 5.3 stable amd64 from a cdrom, and
> then go to the sysinstall utility and re-install 'base' that ssh, telnet
> and other remote login tools stop working.  They allow me to enter my
> password but never actually accept the login.  Looking at
> /var/log/messages shows 'pam.d authentication error'.

reinstalling 'base' overwrites your password database.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no

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