Changing passwords from Win9X and WinNT does not seem to work

Richard Sharpe sharpe at
Thu Mar 16 05:30:29 GMT 2000


I am using Samba 2.0.6 under Linux with glibc 2.0.7 ...

Whenever I try to change password, the passwd program fails and the error
message I get is:

Expect: Input/Output Error

Has anyone seen this error? I don't get as far as seeing any input or
output etc ...

Richard Sharpe, sharpe at, Master Linux Administrator :-),
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