Subject: Re: 'su' authentication failure after upgrade from netbsd-4 BETA2 to RC1
To: None <>
From: Giles Lean <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/27/2007 13:40:57
John D.Baker <> wrote:

> I've been updating my machines from (sometimes ancient) netbsd-4
> BETA2 to RC1 (tracking netbsd-4) and on several of them, 'su' is
> claiming authetication failure (pam_unix).
> ...
> Has anyone else seen anything like this?

Yes, once, but I didn't have time to track it down.  I didn't see it
after a subsequent build and upgrade.  I presumed that either it was a
transient problem, or that it was another cross build problem: when I
saw it I'd built on OS/X PPC; when it went away I had built on

Not sure this 2c helps much.