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PostPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 12:39 pm    Post subject: When su I get configuration error! Reply with quote

Code:
 su
Password:
configuration error - unknown item 'FAILLOG_ENAB' (notify administrator)
configuration error - unknown item 'LASTLOG_ENAB' (notify administrator)
configuration error - unknown item 'MOTD_FILE' (notify administrator)
configuration error - unknown item 'FTMP_FILE' (notify administrator)
configuration error - unknown item 'ENV_ROOTPATH' (notify administrator)
configuration error - unknown item 'PASS_MIN_LEN' (notify administrator)
configuration error - unknown item 'CHFN_AUTH' (notify administrator)


I was told that dispatch-conf should take care of it but it did not.. what else can I do to get rid of this?

any helpwould be greatly apritiated!!

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 12:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Please give us some more infos! What did you exactly do? Did you update anything?

And did you take a look at this sticky thread yet? :wink:
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 12:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

did you install/update anything recently ?
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 12:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have added my user account to wheel group... and recently I did emerge --update --newuse world ... so again when I want to su I do get in but I just get that error ... I mean evrything works that I know off ... what did I do? or do for that matter? hehe I am a noob pl sunderstand...
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 12:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

as root, try :
Code:
env-update
source /etc/profile
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 1:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

brazzmonkey wrote:
as root, try :
Code:
env-update
source /etc/profile




still same error shows up... and once again I am able to continue using the promt in su mode......
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 1:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

there's a trouble with one of your configuration files. i had the same a few weeks ago after an update, but i can't remember how i sorted it out.

i've never used dispatch-conf (i stick with etc-update), so i don't know how it works. did you merge some old and new configuration files ? i suspect one of your configuration files has old, useless entries (the ones mentionned in error messages)
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 1:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i suppose pam has been updated, so this probably has to do with /etc/pam.conf

check this file


or you can re-emerge pam and let it update configuration files by running etc-update
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 1:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I just remerged pam but nothing... etc-update didnt even pickup any config files
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 1:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

can you post your /etc/pam.conf ?
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 1:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

well no pam.conf :-(

Code:
ls /etc/pa*     
pam.d/   pango/   passwd   passwd-
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 1:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Other Things Gentoo to Duplicate Threads, please see this sticky topic.
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