Archive for October, 2011

Fedora 15 authentication error

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

May this post help the mighty Google to help these poor people who somehow corrupt the security label of their /etc/shadow file. Their ability to log into the system (with any user) disappears and the error messages are all but helpful:

unix_chkpwd[700]: could not obtain user info (root)
passwd: Authentication token manipulation error