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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> --- Richard Weil <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I'm running sarge on a fairly reliable machine.
> > 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
> > to su to one of the users. Also, none of the users
> > 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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