[lug] pam_unix closes session
stein at upb.de
Thu Sep 26 19:47:20 MDT 2002
Thank You very much for your suggestions. Now I have installed
the newest version of Gnome from Ximian, and the strange behavior
Have a nice day,
D. Stimits wrote:
> Benno Stein wrote:
>> I'm running Redhat 7.3, Gnome desktop, and the gdm display manager.
>> I've the following problem with the graphical login:
>> When a normal user logs in, the graphical login disappears, and
>> instead of to be logged, the graphical login comes again. This
>> only appears at the first login after a shutdown/reboot.
>> However, root is always able to log in normally.
>> The respective lines in /var/log/messages reflect this behavior:
>> Sep 25 02:24:49 pc-chaos gdm(pam_unix): session opened for user
>> jeanclaude by (uid=0)
>> Sep 25 02:24:51 pc-chaos gdm(pam_unix): session closed for user
>> Sep 25 02:25:11 pc-chaos gdm(pam_unix): session opened for user
>> root by (uid=0)
>> Sep 25 02:25:20 pc-chaos gnome-name-server: starting
>> The message log does not show any errors.
>> The settings in pam.d file have not been modified.
>> I searched the Internet quite carefully but could not find a solution.
>> Do you have any clue?
> Have you tried removing temp files that might be stale? Run "init 3" to
> go to console mode, then do this (followed by "init 5" when done):
> rm -f /tmp/orbit-jeanclaude/*
> rm -f /tmp/.ICE-unix/*
> rm -f /tmp/.X11-unix/*
> Also, cd to the jeanclaude home directory, and remove the .Xauthority
> and .ICEauthority files...then init 5 again.
> Also, did this ever work for that account?
> D. Stimits, stimits AT attbi.com
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