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Re: Can't Authenticate GDM Login After 'yum upgrade'



janina, maybe disabling selinux will help? have you checked
/etc/{passwd,shadow} ?
what if you create a new user?
..

On 9/24/06, Janina Sajka <janina rednote net> wrote:
oldman writes:
> Janina Sajka wrote:
> > I ran a 'yum upgrade' on my test 3 portable Thursday night. Since then
> > I've been unable to log onto the desktop. Console logins have not been
> > affected. I see the following error in /var/log/secure:
> >
> > Sep 24 07:04:13 sonata gdm[6597]: pam_unix(gdm:auth): authentication
> > failure; logname= uid=0 euid=0 tty=:0 ruser= rhost=
> > Sep 24 07:04:13 sonata gdm[6597]: pam_succeed_if(gdm:auth): error
> > retrieving information about user JANINA
> >
> > Well, the user is 'janina,' and not 'JANINA,' of course. ... ...
> >
>       Janina:
>
>       William Murray also reported problems with the latest authconfig
> packages.  He recommends reverting to authconfig 5.3.7-1.

Well, I can only find authconfig-5.3.6, but downversioning to that
doesn't fix the problem. I get the same error.


>
> His description of his problem doesn't sound exactly like yours, but it
> might be a good first step.  Here is his report:
>
>   Hi guys,
>          I just updated my FC6T3 box, and it no longer starts gdm.
> Last error in /var/log/messages:
>  heplnw8 gdm[2164]: no suitable security token driver could be found
>
>    This is with new  authconfig 5.3.8-1
>   If I go back to 5.3.7-1 all is OK again...
>             Bill
>
> HTH
>
> Scott
>
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