[Adduser-devel] Bug#328090: ssh: Fail to install non-interactively as part of the ltsp install

Marc Haber mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de
Tue Sep 13 19:08:01 UTC 2005

On Tue, Sep 13, 2005 at 01:33:14PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> When trying to install an LTSP client chroot based on etch, I get this
> error while setting up ssh:
>   Setting up ssh (3.8.1p1-8.sarge.4) ...
>   Creating SSH2 RSA key; this may take some time ...
>   Creating SSH2 DSA key; this may take some time ...
>   chage: can't open shadow password fileadduser: `/usr/bin/chage -M 99999 sshd' returned error code 1.  Aborting.
>   Cleaning up.
>   Removing user `sshd'.
>   dpkg: error processing ssh (--configure):
>    subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
> This block the installation of an LTSP client based on etch.
> I suspect this is because of non-interactive installation, but am not
> sure.  Trying to run 'apt-get install -f' interactively in the chroot
> after the installation failed did not solve the issue.
> The chroot was set up without shadow passwords (no /etc/shadow).
> Could this be the problem?

*sigh* *curse*

which adduser, which passwd?


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