The /etc/gshadow file is not created (though the password
shadow file is) when shadow passwords are selected during
This is a problem in the installer, not shadow-utils.
The work around is to type (as root)
after the install completes.
I have verified on a stock 6.0 install that the gshadow file is in
fact not created during the install.
Issue is resolved in the 6.1 release.