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Old 06-18-2003, 11:59 PM   #1
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roots password expired.

I cant log in as root. I get a pam warning that it has expired. Who is pam and why is she playing this sick game with my mind. I just installed today. Installed a driver and rebooted once. The only thing unusual is that i used that KUser gui and set the passwords to 2008.
Any hope for root?
Old 06-19-2003, 02:32 AM   #2
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It sounds like your system clock got changed in a bad way.
Old 06-19-2003, 06:50 AM   #3
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PAM - Pluggable Authentican Modules

$man pam <- for a brief intro to PAM

You should be able to reboot in single user mode to reset your root password...


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