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Date:      Sun, 13 Jul 1997 21:30:05 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <>
To:        z_keithd@TITAN.SFASU.EDU
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: strange syslog error messages on console
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.96.970713212942.3780F-100000@localhost>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.PMDF.3.95.970713144807.115046A-100000@TITAN.SFASU.EDU>

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On Sun, 13 Jul 1997 z_keithd@TITAN.SFASU.EDU wrote:

> Ok...this is a strange problem on my FreeBSD-2.2.2-RELEASE system.
> Every so often i get a syslog message come across the console.  Since only I
> have access to the console this is ok and on occasion I like to see when
> someone does something bad...etc.  Anyways here's the message.
> Jul 12 xx:xx:xx yoda login: login_getclass: unknown class 'root'

Reference ERRATA.TXT on the 2.2.2 CD:

Last minute errata:

o login as root produces "login_getclass: unknown class 'root'" on system

Fix:  If you have the source distribution installed, simply
      cp /usr/src/etc/login.conf /etc
      otherwise, mount the 2nd CDROM and copy it from the live filesystem
      (cp /cdrom/usr/src/etc/login.conf /etc) instead.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
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