Re: 2.1.99-2.1.101 - can't login as user?

Pavel Machek (
Thu, 14 May 1998 11:38:26 +0200


> For some strange reason, if I use 2.1.99 or newer kernels, I am unable to
> login as a user. If I try to login, I get the message "<whatever shell>:
> no shell: Permission denied" when I try to login. I tried a non-shadow
> login binary, new libc (I'd been using 5.4.38 because of some of 5.4.44's
> weirdness) and a new (trying 1.9.8, one of the betas) and it still
> doesn't work. Has this already been hashed out? If so, is the cause known?
> I'd like to be able to use a post-2.1.98 kernel on my machine, but I don't
> know what the problem could be.

Check permissions for /lib/*. This happened to me: used to have rw-r--r-- and old kernels were just
happy. New kernels did not like it.


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