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Bug 5411 - pam console disallowing console access.
Summary: pam console disallowing console access.
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pam
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Preston Brown
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-09-28 05:24 UTC by vjo
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-01-18 20:44:32 UTC

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Description vjo 1999-09-28 05:24:28 UTC
After logging out from xdm, using kde, below message
appears in /var/log/secure
could not open console lock file blah, disallowing console
After said message appears, other users logging into
console cannot use local resources until user who logged out from xdm
logs back in and out from a VC.

Comment 1 Preston Brown 1999-11-15 17:49:59 UTC
Do you have the latest pam from

Comment 2 Preston Brown 2000-01-18 20:44:59 UTC
closed by lack of feedback.  Most (if not all) of these pam_console related bugs
have been fixed in the latest release.

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