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I have an OpenSUSE server, I have disable login by password and only allow authorized_keys to log in. However, when I restart my server, I got the weird terminal

(none):~ #

But things are still ok so far. So I dont know if it is a big problem or not ?

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Due to '#' in prompt, your user is root. Seems like something happened with your .$(SHELL)rc. Default shell is bash, so if you didn't change it, check if /root/.bashrc is readable and is ok. You can check your current shell with echo $SHELL command. – rush Dec 12 '11 at 18:17
...and what is your prompt supposed to be? (echo $PS1) – voretaq7 Dec 12 '11 at 18:32
are you in single user mode? Sounds like you might be. what does "/sbin/runlevel" return? does "cat /proc/cmdline" end with "single"? what does "whoami" return? – stew Dec 12 '11 at 19:43
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 73 Dec 7 23:56 .bashrc echo $SHELL /bin/bash My prompt supposed to be: li62-392:~ # runlevel N 3 cat /proc/cmdline root=/dev/xvda xencons=tty console=tty1 console=hvc0 nosep nodevfs ramdisk_size=32768 ip_conntrack.hashsize=8192 nf_conntrack.hashsize=8192 ro devtmpfs.mount=1 whoami root Thank all for your comments – laoshanlung Dec 13 '11 at 3:20
Sorry I cant make the comment to be formatted. – laoshanlung Dec 13 '11 at 3:25

Check the settings of "use pam" and "use login" in your sshd-configuration. It seems that during ssh-login your environment is not set up correctly.

Either that - or you did not set your hostname properly.

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