Can't change user password

Mike Tancsa mike at
Mon Apr 7 14:03:54 UTC 2014

On 4/7/2014 9:16 AM, Juan Bernhard wrote:
> Hello list, I have a really strange problem. I can't chage a user
> password, I tryed from the user itself, from root, in sigle user mode...
> I also try to change the hsash in /etc/master.passwd. The passwd command

do you have overlapping or duplicate UIDs ? i.e. duplicate numeric ID, 
not the username.

Mike Tancsa, tel +1 519 651 3400
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