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Date:      Tue, 20 Jan 2009 15:45:38 +0300
From:      Boris Samorodov <>
To:        "Roy Stuivenberg" <>
Subject:   Re: unable to logon after updating ports collection - Freebsd 7.1 stable
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> (Roy Stuivenberg's message of "Tue\, 20 Jan 2009 09\:01\:37 +0000")
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"Roy Stuivenberg" <> writes:

> After I completed my Freebsd 7.1 stable, and updated all the ports, I got
> prompted with another logonscreen.
> Whatever I try, I can't login with my useraccount and even not logon as
> root.
> This happened severall times now, the only way was to reinstall everything,
> and I was hoping to resolve this by completly finish upgrading the ports.
> And .. again the same problem.
> I'm really hoping to get some answers that will solve this problem, maybe
> someone had to deal with this  issue before ??
> I will not give up, because Freebsd stole my heart.

The problem has nothing to do with ports. To restore your root/user logins:
. boot into single user mode;
. set a new root password;
. set a new user password;
. boot into multiuser mode;
. login and have fun.


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