[Bug 260687] Re: Purging samba breaks login (pam_smbpass.so segfaults)

joctee nospam at joakims.com
Mon Jan 5 23:54:48 GMT 2009


I had the same exact same problem, this worked for me:

QUOTE

- Reboot and choose the "recovery mode" from the boot selection menu
- Choose "drop into root shell" from the recovery menu
- Execute the command: dpkg --purge libpam-smbpass 

ENDQUOTE

Doing this, I am able to logon again.

Before reinstalling libpam-smbpass, delete or rename
/var/lib/samba/secrets.tdb:

sudo mv /var/lib/samba/secrets.tdb /var/lib/samba/secrets.tdb.old
sudo apt-get install libpam-smbpass

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Purging samba breaks login (pam_smbpass.so segfaults)
https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/260687
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