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Bug 155357 - root unable to login on console if /etc/nologin exists
Summary: root unable to login on console if /etc/nologin exists
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 154030
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: pam
Version: 4.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Tomas Mraz
QA Contact: Jay Turner
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-04-19 14:34 UTC by Mark Nelson
Modified: 2015-01-08 00:09 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-04-19 15:25:24 UTC
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Description Mark Nelson 2005-04-19 14:34:06 UTC
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Description of problem:
When the file /etc/nologin exists root is unable to log in on a virtual console

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.login as root on a virtual console
2. Create the file /etc/nologin
3. login as root on a second virtual console, login fails

Actual Results:  Unable to login on console as root, you can login across the network via ssh as root

Expected Results:  root should be able to login in.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2005-04-19 15:25:24 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 154030 ***

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