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Re: pwdb

To: ralf@xxxxxxxxxxx (Ralf Baechle)
Subject: Re: pwdb
From: sprasad@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Srinivasa Prasad Thirumalachar)
Date: Tue, 2 May 2000 14:18:51 -0700 (PDT)
Cc: ulfc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Ulf Carlsson), ralf@xxxxxxxxxxx (Ralf Baechle), wombat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Joan Eslinger), linux-origin@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20000502231412.E2473@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> from "Ralf Baechle" at May 02, 2000 11:14:12 PM
Sender: owner-linux-origin@xxxxxxxxxxx
According to Ralf Baechle ...
> 
> On Tue, May 02, 2000 at 01:10:30PM -0700, Ulf Carlsson wrote:
> 
> > Maybe I can downgrade PAM or would that cause every other program to break? 
> >  I
> > think this is because login is from the old util-linux and thus compiled
> > against an old version of PAM.  Did the compile of that RPM package break?
> > 
> > > I just tried to check some details on my Indy but as it looks my Indy's
> > > NVRAM just died ...
> > 
> > It seems like you have a fetish for killing RAM.
> 
> Silly construction, I don't even know if the damn thing is actually
> broken or just the content got garbled.  What's worse, PROM and IRIX
> refuse to set the eaddr in the NVRAM nor can I otherwise ifconfig the

If the NVRAM is corrupted eaddr may not be set up. Try rebooting the 
Indy, if the nvram is corrupted it will set it up with a set of
good defaults which can be changed.

Thanks
srinivasa

> interface to it's right address.  In any case the RTC is combined
> with the NVRAM and my Indy's RTC was basically useless due to `excessive
> precission' and the so replacing the damn thing was overdue anyway ...
> 
>   Ralf
> 


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