Subject: Re: pam dying in upgrade
To: Peter Seebach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: John Nemeth <email@example.com>
Date: 09/02/2005 18:42:15
On Jan 23, 3:12pm, Peter Seebach wrote:
} $ su
} su: pam_start failed
} Well, that's awfully nice. Such a detailed message! And it makes it so easy
} to fix the problem, too!
Is there anything logged? What are the permissions on su? What
is in /etc/pam.d?
BTW, since this is a security issue, messages to users shouldn't
be overly detailed; the logs are where the details should be.
}-- End of excerpt from Peter Seebach