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

Richard Brittain Richard.Brittain@dartmouth.edu
Fri, 19 Mar 2010 19:19:01 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 17 Mar 2010, ematlis@yahoo.com wrote:

> Also, when the su command finally completes, I noticed this:
> [ematlis@aerogold ~]$ su
> Password: 
> X11 connection rejected because of wrong authentication.
> xhost:  unable to open display "localhost:10.0"
> The xhost thing is happening because I am automatically executing 
> xhost +si:localuser:lp
> in a file in /etc/profile.d

We've seen this behaviour for years.  If you unset $DISPLAY the delay will 
probably go away.  I believe it is timeout trying to access .Xauthority in 
an AFS-homed account (whether or not your dot-files try to run any 
X-related commands)


Richard Brittain,  Research Computing Group,
                    Kiewit Computing Services, 6224 Baker/Berry Library
                    Dartmouth College, Hanover NH 03755
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