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Problem Logging into Red Hat

Rob Hunter
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Joined: Apr 09, 2002
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Here's the problem. I was messing around trying to install ActivePerl and when I tried rebooting I couldn't log in again. I can telnet to the machine and ftp to it but when entering a valid username and password it just blinks and reprompts for username and password. Any idea of what's going on?
Jesper de Jong
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Maybe you have Caps Lock on?

You can login via Telnet? Then try to change the password of a known user while you're logged in via Telnet (with the passwd command) and try to log in again.
[ November 25, 2008: Message edited by: Jesper Young ]

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Rob Hunter
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Checked caps lock. Already was logged in by telnetting. What I didn't check and what ended up being the problem was one of the directories was 100% used up. Cleaned it up and had no problem logging in. Thanks for the reply though.
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