T2: login fails before I can enter a password

I have installed T2 on my hard drive. At the login prompt, I type a
username "root" and the login immediately fails without asking for a

Using a rescue disk, I examined /etc/passwd and it contains:


and /etc/shadow contains:


Why can't I login?


Mark Hobley
Linux User: #370818 http://markhobley.yi.org/


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