help requested for consolehelper/pam in gsmartcontrol

Eric Smith brouhaha at fedoraproject.org
Thu Jun 13 15:21:02 UTC 2013


I have no idea how it's happening, but I do seem to get another pair
of these messages to /var/log/messages every time I click on
gsmartcontrol in the menu.

On Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 9:19 AM, Eric Smith <spacewar at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have no idea how it's happening, but I do seem to get another pair
> of these messages to /var/log/messages every time I click on
> gsmartcontrol in the menu.
>
> On Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 9:18 AM, Miloslav Trma─Ź <mitr at volny.cz> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 5:10 PM, Eric Smith <brouhaha at fedoraproject.org> 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
>> misconfiguration.
>>
>> In case it helps, this message is output based on PAM return codes
>> PAM_{AUTH_ERR,AUTHTOK_ERR,PERM_DENIED}.
>>     Mirek
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