Roberto Ragusa <mail robertoragusa it
> Joachim Backes wrote:
>> On 12/05/2009 01:32 PM, Hiisi wrote:
>>> 2009/12/5 Wolfgang S. Rupprecht<wolfgang rupprecht gmail com
>>>> As of a day or so ago "su" has started hanging for 30 seconds. So has
>>>> the lock screen. Jiggling the mouse unblanks the monitor and shows me
>>>> the backdrop picture but the password entry box doesn't appear for 30
>>>> seconds. I don't believe I mucked with anything PAM related, but there
>>>> were a few yum updates in the last few days. Is anyone else seeing
Hmm. No 6 hours after posting this, the problem cleared up. I'm temped
>>> I have the same problem for a couple of month (don't remember exactly
>>> how long it is) on my F11 (32 bit). I've asked it already on this list
>>> but had no response.
>> I had similar problems in the past (with sudo / not su), and the reason
>> was an error in the network controls (I tried to change the hostname by
>> editing /etc/sysconfig/network, but forgot all other places to edit).
> This kind of delays are often DNS timeouts.
> If the network configuration is wrong, trivial things like printing
> "last unsuccessfull login on 02-12-2009 from abcd.example.com
> take 15-30-60 seconds.