Bug 8631

Summary: login fails: initgroups won't work under yp
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: David Olsen <david.m.olsen>
Component: pamAssignee: Nalin Dahyabhai <nalin>
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Hardware: i386   
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Description David Olsen 2000-01-19 20:32:46 UTC
A user with multiple groups in yp can't login thru gdm, root cannot
'su - username' to this user either.

GDM error messages:
Jan 19 11:31:07 alecto gdm[749]: gdm_slave_session_start: olsen on :0
Jan 19 11:31:07 alecto automount[741]: attempting to mount entry
Jan 19 11:31:07 alecto gdm[779]: gdm_slave_session_init: initgroups()
failed for olsen. Aborting.
Jan 19 11:31:07 alecto PAM_pwdb[749]: (gdm) session closed for user olsen

Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-02-29 13:59:59 UTC
What is the output of "id -a olsen"?  How many supplemental groups is
olsen a member of?

Comment 2 Cristian Gafton 2000-05-22 15:36:59 UTC
assigned to nalin

Comment 3 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-06-10 21:33:22 UTC
This bug has been inactive for over three months.  I am closing it.  Please
reopen it if this is still a problem.