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Debathena Beta: sudo (fwd)
daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Geoffrey Thomas)
Wed Jul 22 12:54:29 2009
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 12:53:59 -0400 (EDT)
From: Geoffrey Thomas <geofft@MIT.EDU>
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I looked into this. It looks like they ran into the stacked-diversions
dpkg bug we hit last month and didn't have gdm-config and
cluster-login-config configured properly, which would explain the symptoms
of being unable to use the magic cluster login config. The fix for the
dpkg bug has been fixed in Karmic, so as I wrote previously, we merely
need to be careful not to push changes to both packages in a stacked
diversion until Karmic.
On my way out I started reinstalling these Intrepid machines with
---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 11:51:41 -0400
From: Michael Khusid <mkhusid@MIT.EDU>
Subject: Debathena Beta: sudo
System name: m66-080-2
Display type: ATI Technologies Inc RV380 [Radeon X600 (PCIE)]
Shell: /bin/athena/tcsh (?)
Window manager: gnome
What were you trying to do?
login failed with message "session lasted less than 10 seconds"
What should have happened:
login should work
Please describe any relevant documentation references:
The problem is apparently in inability to run sudo. That ability is critical for ubuntu.
m66-080-2.mit.edu : Jul 22 11:39:40 : mkhusid : user NOT in sudoers ; TTY=unknown ; PWD=/afs/athena.mit.edu/user/m/k/mkhusid ; USER=mkhusid ; COMMAND=/etc/gdm/Xsession.debathena-orig default
m66-080-1.mit.edu : Jul 22 11:40:51 : mkhusid : user NOT in sudoers ; TTY=unknown ; PWD=/afs/athena.mit.edu/user/m/k/mkhusid ; USER=mkhusid ; COMMAND=/etc/gdm/Xsession.debathena-orig default
The login worked fine on m66-080-1.mit.edu
Yet another Intrepid bug?