Subject: Re: bin/29592: No idea how to turn off PAM
To: None <,,>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 03/04/2005 08:40:27
On Mar 4, 10:47am, (Martin Husemann) wrote:
-- Subject: bin/29592: No idea how to turn off PAM

| PAM fails for me, e.g. I can't su any more. The joys of running -current.
| No problem, I could drive to the machine, find a monitor, log in on the
| console and turn off pam - if only I had an idea how to do that.
| pam(8) does not tell me. It refers me to a non-existant pam.conf(5), but
| that probably would not help me either, since I don't have /etc/pam.conf
| at all.

There is a README in /usr/src/etc/pam.d that will become a manual page.
The config files are in /etc/pam.d. If you turn on debug on syslog, you'll
see a lot of PAM messages which will help you debug the problem.