Re: Root login is waiting
Lukas Nellen wrote:
> >>>>> "E" == Erick Branderhorst <email@example.com> writes:
> E> I have a problem with root login again. All other logins are fine,
> E> but root login is waiting after I typed the password. Even
> E> su isn't working anymore. I updtated some packages, including
> E> a few from Incoming this morning, after reboot, this behaviour
> E> is present. Sound familiar, a solution?
> My impression is that this kind of behaviour occurs while the syslogd
> is busy logging all the boot messages. When that happens, su and root
> logins wait for their turn to record the root access in auth.log.
I think when I had this problem, I logged on as an ordinary user, and then
su to root after a wait. So I am not sure whether it is connected with syslogd.
I suppose the simplest way for Erick to check this is to disable the logging of kernel
messages by editing the line for /var/adm/messages in /etc/syslog.conf to contain