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Old 07-03-2004, 02:46 AM   #1
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authentication failure

i am not able to login in any mode other than single user mode. it is giving "authentication failure". then i tried in single user mode and changed the root passwd but still same message.
plz let me know how to solve.
Old 07-03-2004, 03:20 AM   #2
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what authentication method are you using?

you can revery back to MD5 and shadow based authentication by running authconfig.


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