Bug 615086 - gdm greeter - Other... prompts for smartcard PIN
Summary: gdm greeter - Other... prompts for smartcard PIN
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gdm
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
QA Contact: desktop-bugs@redhat.com
Keywords: Regression
: 616767 616791 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-07-15 21:34 UTC by Chandrasekar Kannan
Modified: 2015-01-04 23:43 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-11-10 20:28:14 UTC

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2010-07-15 21:34 UTC, Chandrasekar Kannan
no flags Details

Description Chandrasekar Kannan 2010-07-15 21:34:52 UTC
Created attachment 432235 [details]

Description of problem:

- enable smartcard logon. 
- Have an enrolled smartcard plugged in
- logout
- gdm will automatically select smartcard authentication and ask for PIN
- hit cancel
- select Other in hopes to login as 'root' for example...
- selecting Other still asks for SmartCard PIN.
- See attached screenshot.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

- always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. see description
Actual results:
- see description

Expected results:
- selecting other should always ASK for a username and definitely not the smartcard pin.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Ray Strode [halfline] 2010-07-16 21:04:45 UTC
I guess we really want Other to be password only, not fingerprint or smartcard.  That was a thinko on my part.

Comment 2 Ray Strode [halfline] 2010-07-28 21:27:13 UTC
*** Bug 616767 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 3 Ray Strode [halfline] 2010-08-06 04:53:51 UTC
I have some local fixes for this bug.  I'll commit them tomorrow after I've done some smoke testing.

Comment 4 Ray Strode [halfline] 2010-08-06 18:27:23 UTC
This should be all set now.

Comment 5 Ray Strode [halfline] 2010-08-06 18:31:53 UTC
*** Bug 616791 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 7 Vladimir Benes 2010-08-16 11:58:40 UTC
it works well now, Other is password only, Smartcard has no username prompt and you can use all types of auth via user name

Comment 8 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-10 20:28:14 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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