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Re: Lock screen does not work for root in gnome



Primarily that it would take 10 minutes per machine and i had only 5
minutes. Anyway, i *knew* the dangers, did not visit the web etc. while
doing this.

I have never heard of "nscd", but i have heard of
that-nice-litte-checkbox. That is called userfriendlyness.

tir, 19.10.2004 kl. 17.56 skrev Xose Vazquez Perez:
> Kyrre Ness Sjobak wrote:
> 
> > I had a very good reason to login as root some days ago. In gui.
> > 
> > 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 ?
> 
> -- 
> Hello, this is Darl McBride, and I pronounce Linux as UNIX.
> 


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