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Bug 112777 - Request for modification to default console.perms for entry "<dri>"
Request for modification to default console.perms for entry "<dri>"
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pam (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
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Reported: 2003-12-31 12:07 EST by Keith G. Robertson-Turner
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: pam-0.78-9
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Last Closed: 2005-03-23 08:15:08 EST
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Description Keith G. Robertson-Turner 2003-12-31 12:07:21 EST
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User-Agent: Opera/7.22 (X11; Linux i686; U)  [en]

Description of problem:
Although similar to bug #53447, I believe this is a more correct 
solution to a problem involving the perms set by pam for the 
component dri, where the NVidia driver is installed. It may or may 
not be a bug upstream, but I don't see any critical issues with the 

Please change:

<xconsole> 0600 <dri>        0600 root


<console> 0600 <dri>        0600 root

Which will prevent glx lockouts in cases where non-root users login 
at runlevel 3.

However, I am still unclear as to whether <xconsole> will inherit 
<console> in cases where users still login using gdm at runlevel 5, 
so perhaps the line should be appended rather than changed?

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Clean install any version of the NVidia glx driver
2. Log in as non-root at runlevel 3, then startx
3. Attempt to launch any libGL dependant application

Actual Results:  Either "permission denied" or hard lock/freeze of 
current display.

Expected Results:  glx successfully activated on current display.

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