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Old 09-29-2009, 03:32 PM   #1
bitbytebit
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no shell after login after fedora upgrade


Hello,

I upgraded from fedora 6 to fc10 using a net-inst iso. everything went great however when I rebooted gnome wouldn't start up and there were other error messages, however thats not my current question.

I figured id login as root, I put my pw in and the screen briefly flashes and then back to login prompt. the flash is a message saying something about no shell. same occurs when trying to logon to my main usoer account.

I can boot to single user and see that all my partitions are there and the data is there. my passwd file has the shell at the end of the entries.

can anyone help, thanks
 
Old 09-30-2009, 04:12 AM   #2
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Hello,

I upgraded from fedora 6 to fc10 using a net-inst iso. everything went great however when I rebooted gnome wouldn't start up and there were other error messages, however thats not my current question.

I figured id login as root, I put my pw in and the screen briefly flashes and then back to login prompt. the flash is a message saying something about no shell. same occurs when trying to logon to my main usoer account.

I can boot to single user and see that all my partitions are there and the data is there. my passwd file has the shell at the end of the entries.

can anyone help, thanks
Are you trying to login as root in fedora 10 ?
Root login is standard disable in Fedora 10
If you still wish to login as root in fedora 10 there are several threads explaining how to do so.Search for it
Even so login as root is not recommended.
 
  


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