Subject: Re: bin/32903: utmp remains empty
To: None <email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org,>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 02/25/2006 12:09:23
On Feb 25, 9:05am, firstname.lastname@example.org (email@example.com) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: bin/32903: utmp remains empty
| it still hasn't been addressed as to why
| group ownership of utmp files would matter.
| getty/login run as root, and can write to
| any file they want to. sshd writes to
| utmp properly - so this is further
| evidence that it is not a ownership problem.
If you don't have pam turned on for ssh (usepam yes in sshd_config) then
the two programs use different mechanisms to write to the utmp file.