Re: Problems compiling 1.0.40

For logging in as root, this problem may be due to the /etc/securetty
file.  It lists which terminals root may log in at (ie. so that it is a
bit harder for a cracker to telnet into your machine as root).  You may
need to add an entry for gdm in this file for root login to work
correctly.  Check the gdm docs to see if there is anything about this



On Tue, 28 Sep 1999 wrote:

> >If you change the config file, you have to restart gdm to get it to be 
> >recognized - did you do this? 
> Yes, I do. I have recompiled it again and again. Xdm works fine, and the only thing
> with gdm is login as root. I have seen a pam package in the updated RPMs, I will try
> to upgradre my current pam to see if this solves the problem.

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