root login on ELDK nfs booting

Jin Cheng jcheng at
Thu Aug 29 04:32:03 EST 2002


I booted on /opt/eldk/ppc_4xx. But it does not allow root login from my
serial console.
I changed the /etc/passwd so that I can login in as adm. Anyone can give
me advice on the
problem? Thanks.

Following is my srceen out. ( is my box IP)
hyperion: 124 % telnet
Connected to
Escape character is '^]'.

Linux 2.4.20-pre4 ( (11:29 on Wednesday, 28 August 2002)

login: root
Login incorrect

login: adm
Last login: Wed Aug 28 11:15:59 from
No directory /var/adm!
Logging in with home = "/".



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