On 2020-01-10 07:52, linux guy wrote:
Hello wonderful Fedora people. ;)
I cloned an operating system using rsync using the following, basically:
sudo rsync -aHxv --numeric-ids --progress root@brix:/* /mnt/drive --exclude=/dev
--exclude=/proc --exclude=/sys --exclude=/tmp --exclude=/boot
It worked fantastically well. I'll post the nity gritty details in another thread
once I confirm a few things.
Everything works perfectly, except that I can't log into a session with kdm or gdm
because of an authentication error. I can log into a console session without any
I have never been able to log into a session using gdm. The session displays the user
names, it allows me to input a password and then the screen flashes and it returns me to
the gdm screen.
I am able to log into a kdm session. When I first do I received several SELinux errors
and I am asked for the root password anytime I tried to do anything. Other than that
everything worked well.
The message is "Authentification is required to access the PC/SC daemon"
One of the SELinux erros was something about unix_chkpwd map /etc/ld.so.cache and it gave
me an option to fix it. I ran that command and the SELinux errors seemed to have
Furthermore when I run passwd <username> and try to reset a password, I get:
Authentication Token Manipulation error.
What is going wrong and how do I fix it ?
Based on what you've said, and what you've done it would be advisable to run
"fixfiles onboot" from the command line as root and reboot to restore all the
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