Ubuntu

Always asks for root password

Reported by Jeff Waugh on 2006-06-02
6
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
kickseed (Ubuntu)
Medium
Colin Watson
shadow (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

Specifying rootpw --disabled doesn't work:

<Kamion> oh, crap, kickseed bug
<Kamion> d-i passwd/root-login false
<Kamion> that should be 'd-i passwd/root-login boolean false'
<Kamion> workaround: add 'preseed passwd/root-login boolean false' to your kickstart file

Verified that this workaround works. :-)

Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

Thanks; fix in my bzr branch.

Changed in kickseed:
status: Unconfirmed → Fix Committed
Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

kickseed (0.35.2) dapper-updates; urgency=low

  [Colin Watson]
  * Don't run kickseed_post in test-kickseed.

  [Scott James Remnant]
  * Fix passwd/root-login preseeding harder; additional instance of the
    fix for #48038.

 -- Scott James Remnant <email address hidden> Sun, 11 Jun 2006 17:22:59 +0100

kickseed (0.35.1) dapper-updates; urgency=low

  * Fix passwd/root-login preseeding (closes: Malone #48038).

 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden> Mon, 5 Jun 2006 02:22:10 +0100

Changed in kickseed:
assignee: nobody → kamion
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

I don't think this has anything to do with shadow. Rejecting that task.

Changed in shadow:
status: Unconfirmed → Rejected
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