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Re: F9: Manually editing passwd/group files causes rebooting to freeze up after udev....



Dan Thurman wrote:

> 
> I was manually changing the /etc/passwd and /etc/group
> file since my users were incorrectly assigned UID/GIDs,
> I manually corrected the UID/GID in /home for each user,
> rebooted and noticed that I would get a hang just after
> udev.

Aren't we meant to use vipw and vigr to edit these files?
On editing from vigr one is asked to run "vigr -s"
to edit the shadow file.

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