root login on ELDK nfs booting

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Thu Aug 29 06:14:09 EST 2002

In message <3D6D1722.9421CC3B at> you wrote:
> 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.

It's difficult to predict what you changed, and how.

A stab into the dark: when installing the ELDK, did you  remember  to
run  the  ELDK_FIXOWNER  script??  See  section  "7.  Mounting Target
Components via NFS" at

Wolfgang Denk

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