Nasty reference loop in login.conf
jakub_lach at mailplus.pl
Tue Jul 17 16:32:44 UTC 2012
It's my fault.
I'm running 9-STABLE.
During mergemaster run, I forgot to add localised settings to
No problem I thought, then I edited login.conf by hand
before running /usr/bin/cap_mkdb /etc/login.conf.
By sloppy paste, I accidentally created :tc=default: loop in
Now, of course I cannot login as anybody nor use
login_getclass: 'tc=' reference loop 'root'
su: pam_acct_mgmt: error in service module
sudo: login_getclass: 'tc=' reference loop 'default'
Moreover I'm afraid to power down machine, as
currently I'm logged as wheel group user, and I'm not
sure if change from :passwd_format=md5:\
to :passwd_format=sha512:\ didn't complicate it further...
Currently all my solutions would require to power down
machine, which I'm afraid to do frankly.
1. Hope I can still log in single user mode and correct
/etc/login.conf? I'm afraid of md5 -> sha512 change.
2. Use some LiveCD and correct login.conf, then run
Has anybody have other ideas?
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