[rb-general] freebsd 12.0 problem

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Fri Nov 1 20:16:02 UTC 2019

On Fri, Nov 01, 2019 at 01:23:31PM -0600, jathan wrote:
> If you try to create the ntpd user does the system tell you it exists
> already as /etc/passwd says?

how strange, this worked:

root at freebsd-jenkins:/usr/home/holger # adduser
Username: ntpd
Full name: bla
Uid (Leave empty for default): 
Login group [ntpd]: 
Login group is ntpd. Invite ntpd into other groups? []: 
Login class [default]: 
Shell (sh csh tcsh git-shell bash rbash nologin) [sh]: 
Home directory [/home/ntpd]: 
Home directory permissions (Leave empty for default): 
Use password-based authentication? [yes]: 
Use an empty password? (yes/no) [no]: yes
Lock out the account after creation? [no]: yes
Username   : ntpd
Password   : <blank>
Full Name  : bla
Uid        : 1004
Class      : 
Groups     : ntpd 
Home       : /home/ntpd
Home Mode  : 
Shell      : /bin/sh
Locked     : yes
OK? (yes/no): yes
adduser: INFO: Successfully added (ntpd) to the user database.
adduser: INFO: Account (ntpd) is locked.
Add another user? (yes/no): n
root at freebsd-jenkins:/usr/home/holger # grep ntp /e
entropy  etc/     
root at freebsd-jenkins:/usr/home/holger # grep ntp /etc/passwd 
root at freebsd-jenkins:/usr/home/holger # 


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