help requested for consolehelper/pam in gsmartcontrol

Miloslav Trma─Ź mitr at
Thu Jun 13 15:18:03 UTC 2013

On Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 5:10 PM, Eric Smith <brouhaha at> wrote:
> I have gsmartcontrol working with consolehelper in F17, but it fails
> to launch in F18 and F19, and logs messages like this:
> Jun 12 19:33:30 localhost /etc/gdm/Xsession[2594]: The password you typed is in\
> valid.
> Jun 12 19:33:30 localhost /etc/gdm/Xsession[2594]: Please try again.
"/etc/gdm/Xsession" ?!  I'm not even sure what is writing this to
syslog (userhelper would either show the message in a dialog or to
stderr).  Might be a red herring, or might indicate a

In case it helps, this message is output based on PAM return codes

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