adduser then passwd in FC2

Christopher Hicks chicks at
Fri Jul 23 23:17:11 UTC 2004

I'm getting this on FC2:

[root at hutch spool]# adduser test1
[root at hutch spool]# passwd test1
passwd: Unknown user name 'test1'.
[root at hutch spool]# grep test /etc/passwd /etc/shadow
[root at hutch spool]# finger test1
Login: test1                            Name: (null)
Directory: /home/test1                  Shell: /bin/bash
Never logged in.
No mail.
No Plan.
[root at hutch spool]# ls -l /etc/passwd /etc/shadow
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 3197 Jul 23 19:08 /etc/passwd
-r--------  1 root root 2186 Jul 23 19:08 /etc/shadow

This box is uptodate and otherwise hasn't been exhibiting any strange 
behaviour.  I've done rpm -Va and no binaries have changed.  Any idea how 
to troubleshoot this?  This is so strange.


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