[Buildroot] root login password

Christopher Taylor chtaylo3 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 10 21:36:30 UTC 2008

yep, that was the problem .... no ttygserial in /etc/securetty

I didn't place that is my configuration script but had made the
changes locally in a previous toolchain.

I threw me for a loop because the defect report didn't match what the
problem was and so I was simply looking to deep into it ....


On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 4:08 PM, Peter Korsgaard <jacmet at uclibc.org> wrote:
>>>>>> "Christopher" == Christopher Taylor <chtaylo3 at gmail.com> writes:
>  Christopher> On some builds root needs to supply a password for
>  Christopher> logging in over telnet or through g_serial and on some
>  Christopher> builds it doesn't.  No matter what, it can always login
>  Christopher> without the password on the debug serial (ttyS3 for me).
> Strange. Is your /etc/{passwd,shadow} files the same? Do you have
> g_serial in /etc/securetty?
> --
> Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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