x11/gnome-screensaver-2.22.1 is not unlocking screen on entry
of correct password.
Ashish Shukla आशीष शुक्ल
wahjava at gmail.com
Sun Apr 6 17:38:06 UTC 2008
>>>>> Joe Marcus Clarke writes:
Joe> On Sun, 2008-04-06 at 15:59 +0530, Ashish Shukla आशीष शुक्ल wrote:
>> Whenever I try to unlock my screen, locked using gnome-screensaver, it
>> doesn't accept my password, rejects with "Incorrect password". I'm
>> running x11/gnome-screensaver-2.22.1 . Any ideas what is causing this ?
>> And BtW, I've compiled gnome-screensaver-2.22.1 with PAM support.
>> During password verification, there is some non-uniform delay
>> (sometime more, sometimes less) .
>> Is there anyone else experiencing this issue, hmm...?
Joe> This is typically the case when one builds gnome-screensaver with PAM
Joe> support, but they are currently using a PAM module which requires the
Joe> executable be setuid root (e.g. pam_unix). The only workaround is to
Joe> rebuild gnome-screensaver without PAM support, or use a different PAM
Joe> module which does not require root privileges.
I've tried copying /etc/pam.d/gdm to /etc/pam.d/gnome-screensaver, but
also thats of no use. Any ideas, why is that not working inspite of
/usr/local/libexec/gnome-screensaver-dialog being setuid, hmm...?
Ashish Shukla आशीष शुक्ल http://wahjava.wordpress.com/
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