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Bug 3754 - Constant errors in /var/log/secure
Summary: Constant errors in /var/log/secure
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pam
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael K. Johnson
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-06-27 02:59 UTC by lyte
Modified: 2018-07-06 16:42 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-07-30 15:16:53 UTC

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Description lyte 1999-06-27 02:59:30 UTC
From the moment I had installed 6.0 I keep on getting this error in my /var/log/secure and I would like to know how to fix it because it just fills up the log file. The error is:
Jun 26 21:49:26 redhat pam_console[3928]: console file lock already in place /var/lock/console.lock

I have tried removing the lock file and that didnt work. It doesnt seem to happen when root logs in, only when my user "lyte" logs in.
Thanks in advance for any help.

Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 1999-07-02 20:37:59 UTC
assigned to MkJ

------- Additional Comments From   07/23/99 22:41 -------
Has there been any new developments in this or do you not know what is causing the errors? Thank you for your time.

Comment 2 Michael K. Johnson 1999-07-30 14:41:59 UTC
It's an informational message, not a debugging message.  I'll
change it to a debug level message in the next release of pam
and your problem will go away.

Comment 3 Michael K. Johnson 1999-07-30 15:16:59 UTC
The next release of pam will have this change.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2018-06-25 09:48:53 UTC
sssd-1.16.2-4.fc28 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 28.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2018-06-26 18:23:43 UTC
sssd-1.16.2-4.fc28 has been pushed to the Fedora 28 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
See for
instructions on how to install test updates.
You can provide feedback for this update here:

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2018-07-06 16:42:05 UTC
sssd-1.16.2-4.fc28 has been pushed to the Fedora 28 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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