Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 88601
Root password installs wrong (german keymapping issue?)
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:52:57 EDT
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Description of problem:
I installed Redhat 9 3 times. 3 times the following problem
Installer ask root password: i gave a correct one
the system is finished installing and asks a username and password.
I gave the same as for root password for the user.
The system starts:
Want to login as root. -> wrong password???
installation keybord be-latin1 Dutch-belgium
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.root password given correct
4. username and password -> taking the same password as the root user
5. Installation finished. Can't login as root user!
Actual Results: Can't login as root user
Expected Results: Can login as root user
I dubbel checked to see if i wrote the password wrong. The password is 7 letters
and ending with one number '1'
Installing computer: Acer travelmate 613tx
(ps. the 3d envirment worked on Red Hat 8 but not on red Hat 9)
Are there any non-ASCII characters in the password you chose?
FWIW, I've noticed a couple of German users reporting the same thing with German
Could it be that Y and Z (or lower-case) are in the password and get swapped due
to US-keyboard being active during installation? (just a guess)
I can't reproduce this here at all. What sort of installation are you doing?
How are you booting? Are there any error messages on tty3 or tty4 about loading
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