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Re: Lock screen does not work for root in gnome



On Tue, Oct 19, 2004 at 05:56:31PM +0200, Xose Vazquez Perez wrote:
> >The LDAP system collapsed (or, more consicely, it somehow beginned to
> >take 5 minutes to get a GNOME login (where 5-10 sec is normal...). So, i
> >logged in as root, ran system-config-authentification, turned on user
> >info cacheing, logged back out, and things worked.
> what's wrong with logging as any unprivileged user, to open a xterm,
> to run "su -" and then system-config-authentification ?

With LDAP down, unpriviledged users couldn't authenticate.

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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org        <http://www.mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux      ------>                <http://linux.bu.edu/>


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