Bug 1345 - Selecting MD5-hash on install, root password is not MD5 hash
Selecting MD5-hash on install, root password is not MD5 hash
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 1999-02-26 01:02 EST by Mike McHenry
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-04-01 15:32:19 EST
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Description Mike McHenry 1999-02-26 01:02:55 EST
Installed 5.8.0 from CD (clean install) and selected shadow
and MD5 password through the installation. After reboot
went and checked /etc/shadow and the hash for root's
password was not MD5 until I reset the password manually.

As a note I am unable to verify that this is still an issue
in 5.8.1 but will attempt to reverify in a later beta.
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 1999-03-18 19:41:59 EST
msw will have to take a look at this.

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