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Re: setup snapshot?

Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Mar 2003, Max Bowsher wrote:
>> Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:
>>> I've just run the Setup snapshot on a fresh NT/4 machine
>>> $ uname --all
>>> CYGWIN_NT-4.0 nt4-rlandheer 1.3.21(0.77/3/2) 2003-03-12 00:24 i686
>>> unknown unknown Cygwin
>>> During the post-install scripts, I got an error # 2453 from
>>> mkpasswd.
>> Yes, base-passwd 1.0 was broken, but the problem was masked because
>> old setup used to re-create from internal data.
>> base-passwd 1.1 is now on the mirrors.
>>> The result is:
>>> $ id
>>> uid=400(RLandheer) gid=401(mkpasswd) groups=401(mkpasswd)
>>> and
>>> $ echo $HOME
>>> /cygdrive/c/users/default
>>> $ cat passwd
>>> SYSTEM:*:18:544:,S-1-5-18::
>>> Administrateurs:*:544:544:,S-1-5-32-544::
>>> $ cat group
>>> SYSTEM:S-1-5-18:18:
>>> running mkpasswd from the command-line reproduces the error when run
>>> with the -d option (but works nicely with -l or -g
>>> $ mkgroup -d
>>> SYSTEM:S-1-5-18:18:
>>> Cannot get PDC, code = 2453
>> You forgot to mention - are you in a domain?
> I don't know.
> I'm on a Novell network - that's all I do know.
> Any way I might be able to find out? (I do have administrator
> priviledges).

>From what little I know of Novell networks, I think the answer is "no, not
in a domain". In which case, it's expected that mkpasswd -d will fail,
although, admittedly, it didn't do it very gracefully.


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