F15: after locking screen unlock is impossible

Joachim Backes joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de
Fri Mar 18 17:55:23 UTC 2011

On 03/18/2011 06:25 PM, Adam Pribyl wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Mar 2011, Joachim Backes wrote:
>> Having a problem in F15 with screen locking: after having locked the screen,
>> I can't unlock the screen because the pwd is rejected.
>> As a workaraound, I use the user switch button which lets me relog into my
>> running session.
>> Any additional advices?
> Did you solved that?

Yes. The reason was that /bin/su had no owner-s-bit. After adding the 
sbit (chmod u+s /bin/su) I got rid from these problems.

> I have similiar problems on earlier versions of
> Fedora too. They are caused by incorrect keyboard layout beeing
> displayed/used in the locking screen. If you have more keyboard layouts
> try to switch them few times. There is a bug about this problem - but has
> not many attention.
>> Kind regards
>> Joachim Backes<joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de>
> Adam Pribyl

Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de>


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