Error on login....how do I fix this?

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Sep 8th, 2009
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So, I have a IDSM-2 module in a 6513 switch. When I try to login to the device I get the follow error:


login: PAM Failure, aborting: Critical error - immediate abort


This looks like a Linux error, at least Google searchs show that it happens in linux systems...which, I believe, the IDSM-2 is built upon.


So, how do I fix it?


Thanks,


Mike

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rhermes Tue, 09/08/2009 - 09:18
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Your order of operations are:

1. Reload the IDSM-2 (from the host router, "hw-module module N reset")

2. Reload the IDSM from the maintenance pratition:

"hw-module module N reset cf:1" (to boot the maintenance partition)

and either upgrade (url of your file server holding a new image required) or restore.

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