Bug 80549 - useless error message when prompting for root password under X
Summary: useless error message when prompting for root password under X
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pam
Version: 9
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
QA Contact: Jay Turner
Depends On:
Blocks: 79579 CambridgeTarget
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-27 20:56 UTC by Féliciano Matias
Modified: 2015-01-08 00:02 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-03-05 18:34:08 UTC

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Description Féliciano Matias 2002-12-27 20:56:51 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.6 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20020830

Description of problem:
When clicking "cancel" in the popup querying root password, you get the
following error message :
- "the password you typed is invalid. Please try again".

This is useless since you chose the "cancel" button.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. lauch redhat-config-service with the menu <redhat><server setting><services>
2. click "cancel" in the popup querying root password.

Actual Results:  useless error message.

Expected Results:  no error message.

Comment 1 Charles 2003-02-26 03:25:16 UTC
This still exists in Phoebe 3.  Launch any redhat-config gui tool from Red Hat
Menu > System Settings or Red Hat Menu > System Tools, password dialog appears.
 Click "Cancel" and you get the invalid password error.  It should just cancel
w/o any error message.

Comment 2 Féliciano Matias 2004-03-05 18:34:08 UTC
Fixe in Fedora core 1.

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