RE: almost in...
- Figured out my own problem.... for those of you trying this from Windows, be
sure to leave the formatting intact. I seem to recall that *nix uses a
different format for linefeeds or something to that effect... anyway, that
was my problem. I un-tarred the passwd file again, and noticed the linefeed
were all "special" characters in notepad. Left this alone, pasted in my
admin password for root, and voila - I'm in!
> -----Original Message-----config.tar,
> From: Chuck Urwiler [mailto:curwiler@...]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 25, 2004 12:11 PM
> To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> Subject: almost in...
> I'm trying to enable Telnet on my box so I can play a bit.
> I've followed the instructions for the password 'trick' of downloading a
> changing the passwd file, and then uploading the new config.tar. All ofthis works well,
> but when I try to log in via telnet I get the following:last two
> No directory, logging in with HOME=/
> Connection to host lost.
> Press any key to continue.
> Any idea what I've done wrong? I've tried changing the passwd file so the
> colon-deliminted entries are the same as ourtelnetrescueuser but thathasn't helped.
> Thanks in advance.