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Old 11-06-2004, 02:53 AM   #1
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permission problem - root is the only user which can login


while i was trying to get my nvidia drivers working properly, the nvidia FAQ guide told me to
do:

chmod 0666 /dev/nvidia*
chown root /dev/nvidia*

but i accidently put it in the terminal as "chmod 0666 /dev/nvidia* chown root /dev/nvidia*" and now i cant login with anyother user than root.

i also did this
Code:
/etc/security/console.perms
   then you should edit the file and remove the line that starts with
   "<dri>"
sometimes when i login with a normal user when i tried to startx it said i dont have pam permissions or something like that

i have red hat 9
 
Old 11-06-2004, 09:23 AM   #2
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Try adding this to your X config file (be it /etc/xorg.conf or /etc/XF86Config-4):
Code:
Section "DRI"
	Mode	0666
EndSection
Håkan
 
Old 11-06-2004, 07:16 PM   #3
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Nope that didnt work

also when i try to login it says bin/bash: root/.bashrc Permission is Denied

and also when i try to startx as normal user, it says PAM permissions error, Perhaps you dont have console ownership?

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Old 11-07-2004, 05:59 PM   #4
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Try adding the normal user (as opposed to root) to the "tty" group and see if that helps.


Håkan
 
Old 11-12-2004, 07:54 PM   #5
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Quote:
Try adding the normal user (as opposed to root) to the "tty" group and see if that helps.
umm how do i do that

EDIT: if you mean go into users and groups and select a user than tick the box next to tty in groups, it did not work. Should i keep this setting?

Last edited by hitman_et; 11-12-2004 at 08:14 PM.
 
Old 11-13-2004, 11:01 PM   #6
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Any one else got any ideas??
 
Old 04-03-2005, 11:12 AM   #7
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Smile See this thread

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=102919

I'm gonna try it
 
  


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