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I have Scientific linux cyrillic edition 6.3 installed on the laptop. It was ok for some time, but then a failure happened. I can't choose username and type a password (i attached the photo of what i see instead of that window).
There were also problems with permissions of some files like ssh_host_dsa_key and ssh_host_rsa_key. This problem was solved using liveCD.
I also attached photos of boot messages, but it's in russian. There's a failure with auditd start and with net connection (the second one can be solved using cable).
I will be gratefull for any help with these problems.
When i try to upgrade i receive the following message after yum clean all:
File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in <module>
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 285, in user_main
errcode = main(args)
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 114, in main
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 1791, in doLock
while not self._lock (lockfile, mypid, 0644)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 1857, in _lock
errmsy =_('Couldn't create lock at %s %s ') % (filename, str(msg))
UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xd0 in position 11: ordinal not in range(128)
I don't know what that was, but today "yum clean all" don't show such messages. I has both python 2.6 (default)and 2.7 on the laptop and they are in different directories.
As for failure - I wanted to change permissions for one folder in the root directory (it wasn't a system folder, but another installed program), but there occured some errors with terminal and chmod began to run on the other folders of root directory and then the system hanged. So after reboot i can't log in a system cause there's no window with usernames and passwords.
There's also a problem that in a single user mode su doesn't work - it says that the password is incorrect. I use sudo to upgrade (in sudoers file there's nopasswd option for my user).
Upgrade didn't help. There're no error messages from boot message window, but i still see the window with "localhost.localdomain"