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



cornel panceac writes:
> don't forget to reboot and verify again
> _before_ goin' to the demo :)

Right. Did, and demos went well. Thanks for the tip and the
encouragement.

But, something strange. On a fresh boot, 'janina' can log in. However,
if there are consoles opened by 'janina,' she can't login GDM.
Something's off with that for sure.

> 
> 
> On 9/25/06, cornel panceac <cpanceac gmail com> wrote:
> >np :)
> >
> >On 9/25/06, Janina Sajka <janina rednote net> wrote:
> >> cornel panceac writes:
> >> > janina, maybe disabling selinux will help? have you checked
> >> > /etc/{passwd,shadow} ?
> >> > what if you create a new user?
> >> > ..
> >> >
> >> selinux was already disabled--so it wasn't selinux. But, creating a new
> >> user named 'NEW' did the trick. So, the emergency is covered as NEW goes
> >> to prepare her demo! <grin> Thanks.
> >>
> >> Janina
> >>
> >> > 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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