Bug 3896

Summary: pam-console logout isn't triggered from xdm
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Steve Holland <sh1>
Component: XFree86Assignee: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Version: 6.0   
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Hardware: i386   
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Description Steve Holland 1999-07-04 21:08:37 UTC
If one switches the default console to xdm from gdm
under redhat 6.0, the pam-console logout actions are
not triggered properly and the ownership of /dev/dsp,
/dev/cdrom, etc. get stuck with the first user to
log in after a reboot.

When that user logs out the following message is generated
in /var/log/secure:
Jul  4 12:57:28 myhost pam_console[786]: Could not open lock
file /var/lock/console/sdh4, disallowing console access

then on the next attempted login:
Jul  4 12:57:58 myhost pam_console[872]: console file lock
already in place /var/lock/console.lock

Comment 1 Preston Brown 1999-07-15 21:26:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 3743 ***