PAM fails to change user password

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Wed Mar 23 01:48:52 PST 2005

FreeBSD MailList <subscriber at> writes:
> When I try to change user's password (via passwd) I recieve the
> following:
> passwd: entry inconsistent
> passwd: pam_chauthtok(): error in service module
> passwd: in pam_sm_chauthtok(): pw_copy() failed

Do you by any chance have multiple entries for the same user in
master.passwd?  If you do, use vipw(8) to remove all but one, and try

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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