[OpenAFS] significant delay for afs user to login as root via su

Stephen Quinney stephen@jadevine.org.uk
Thu, 18 Mar 2010 13:50:54 +0000

On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 1:41 PM,  <ematlis@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Ok, one other data point- I should have mentioned in the very beginning t=
hat I'm actually logging into the machine in question remotely, then issuin=
g the su command. =A0This seems to make a difference. =A0While I THOUGHT th=
e problem occurred either way, now I'm finding that if I actually sit down =
at the machine, log in via AFS, then enter su, there is no delay (and no xa=
uth warning either) regardless of pam_xauth being in /etc/pam.d/su or not. =
=A0It's only when I ssh to the machine remotely, then try su that I see a d=
elay if the pam_xauth line is in /etc/pam.d/su.
> Sorry if this muddles things up a bit....

I see exactly the same behaviour with su, when I login with ssh I get
the delay but I do not when I am logged in directly.