[arch-general] login fails after update

Dave Morgan davemorgan353 at btinternet.com
Sun Jul 15 05:11:28 EDT 2012

On 15/07/12 at 08:35P, Fons Adriaensen wrote:
> Hello all,
> I did a complete upgrade following the instructions w.r.t.
> the /lib symlink, and indeed ended up with pacman -Su saying
> 'nothing to do' and /lib being a symlink.
> On rebooting I get the login prompt on tty1..6, but after
> entering a login nothing happens (no passwd prompt) and
> after a few seconds the screen is cleared and the login
> prompt returns.
> Any ideas ?
> --
> FA
> A world of exhaustive, reliable metadata would be an utopia.
> It's also a pipe-dream, founded on self-delusion, nerd hubris
> and hysterically inflated market opportunities. (Cory Doctorow)

Boot into single user mode and look at /var/log/auth.log.  It should
tell you what the problem is.


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