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Old 04-07-2011, 12:29 PM   #1
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Why after entering my user login does nothing display as I type in the password?


Kind of a long story, but I'll keep it short. I have a poweredge server with I believe its GNU/Linux that is setup to boot in text mode. I turn the server on and it ends up at a login prompt. I enter the user login...it then goes to the next line and asks for a password and regardless of my keystroke all I see is a hesitation of the cursor. No entry. Please help.
 
Old 04-07-2011, 12:31 PM   #2
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The password is not echoed in linux (for safety reasons), so just type the password and hit enter.

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Old 04-07-2011, 12:32 PM   #3
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There is no echo in the password field in Linux that I know of.

(Sorry Repo, didnt know you were replying too)
 
Old 04-07-2011, 12:40 PM   #4
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Thank you! I appreciate the very quick and accurate responses.
 
Old 04-07-2011, 12:41 PM   #5
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No problem, you can mark the thread solved using the thread tools.

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