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Re: suddenly only root can login

I checked the files in /etc/pam.d and nothing looks
out of the ordinary. Is there anything in particular
to look for?

I thought it was a pam problem too, and I saw there
was bug filed against the pam in testing, so I
installed as part of this problem solving process the
following three files from unstable:


For all of the packages I alse did dpkg-reconfigure,
but there were no questions asked.


--- Thomas Adam <thomas_adam16@yahoo.com> wrote:
>  --- Richard Weil <rcweil@yahoo.com> wrote: 
> > I'm running sarge on a fairly reliable machine.
> Today,
> > for some reason, no one but root can log on to the
> > machine. All of the users are still on the system.
> > Once logged into the system as root, it is
> impossible
> > to su to one of the users. Also, none of the users
> who
> > access the system via samba can logon either.
> Sounds like a PAM issue to me. Check /etc/pam.d/*
> -- Thomas Adam
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