kdesktop_lock does not accept password -- solved
thorsten.kuefer at gmx.de
Wed Oct 26 09:19:19 UTC 2005
Thorsten Küfer schrieb:
> I installed Kubuntu 5.10 preview and have updated the system to all current
> Since the last update yesterday I cannot login after locking the desktop.
> kdesktop_lock does not accept the password and says:
> Oct 21 12:34:19 KUMMEROG unix_chkpwd: check pass; user unknown
> Oct 21 12:34:19 KUMMEROG kcheckpass: (pam_unix) authentication failure; logname=
> uid=1000 euid=1000 tty=:0 ruser= rhost= user=tk23279
> Oct 21 12:34:19 KUMMEROG kcheckpass: Authentication failure for tk23279
> (invoked by uid 1000)
> What is the the problem here? What has changed?
The problem is solved now. /etc/shadow was not readable by the shadow group.
-rwxr-sr-x 1 root shadow 14988 2005-09-12 20:12 /sbin/unix_chkpwd
-rw-r----- 1 root root 903 2005-10-20 13:39 /etc/shadow
-rw-r----- 1 root shadow 903 2005-10-20 13:39 /etc/shadow
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