[OpenAFS] significant delay for afs user to login as root via su
Wed, 17 Mar 2010 16:53:37 -0700 (PDT)
Actually, I am calling xhost, not xauth:
sorry about the confusion.
--- On Wed, 3/17/10, Simon Wilkinson <email@example.com> wrote:
> From: Simon Wilkinson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: [OpenAFS] significant delay for afs user to login as root via su
> To: email@example.com
> Cc: "Russ Allbery" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
> Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 5:03 PM
> On 17 Mar 2010, at 21:52, firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Since pam_afs_session.so is not listed, I'd guess you
> are right, and that is not the source of the delay.
> system-auth is listed, which means that it uses the
> contents of the system auth stack that you have already
> posted. So, I suspect you are actually using pam_afs_session
> (and if the problem appears when it's there, and disappears
> when its gone, that would seem to hint at that too)
> > If any other thoughts come to mind, let me know.
> One thought that has just sprung to mind - you mentioned
> that /etc/profile had an xauth call in it. Do things get
> better if this is commented out? It's possible that
> pam_afs_session isn't actually the culprit, but the problem
> is caused because, when you are root, you can't update the
> xauthority file of the user you came from.
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