Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 51894
passwd -d in kickstart %post does not work
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:35:58 EDT
Description of Problem:
The command, "/usr/bin/passwd -d" in the %post section of kickstart does
Examination of STDOUT/STDERR of the kickstart %post contains the msg:
delete password for root <--produced by an "echo" immediately preceding
Changing password for user root
Removing password for user root
But, upon reboot of the system, the password specified by the "rootpw"
line in the kickstart file is still in effect.
Floppy-based kickstart install
Password specified by kickstart "rootpw" line is still in effect.
No password for root.
Created attachment 28135 [details]
This defect is considered MUST-FIX for Fairfax.
This should be fixed now. Thanks for your report.