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Old 07-22-2005, 11:39 AM   #1
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Question libpam-mount gdm shutdown reboot problem


I am running Debian Sarge (3.1) on an IBM Thinkpad R50 Laptop. I am mapping my university home directory (SMB) to a subfolder in my unix home directory with libpam-mount each time I log into my computer (GDM). When I log off, my university home directory gets automatically disconnected.

The weired problem I have is that shutting down and rebooting from the GDM welcome screen doesn't work when the libpam-mount module is enabled and "Login Screen Setup -> Security -> Secure Action Menu" is enabled. GDM restarts instead of shutting down or rebooting.

However, when disabling "Secure Action Menu" shutdown and reboot as an ordinary user works fine with libpam-mount enabled. Once logged in, shutdown and reboot within a Gnome session works also as expected.


# /etc/pam.d/common-account :
account required

# /etc/pam.d/common-auth:
auth required nullok_secure
@include common-pammount

# /etc/pam.d/common-pammount:
auth optional use_first_pass
session optional use_first_pass

# /etc/pam.d/common-password
password required nullok obscure min=4 max=8 md5

# /etc/pam.d/common-session
session required
@include common-pammount

# /etc/pam.d/gdm
auth requisite
auth required
@include common-auth
@include common-account
session required
@include common-session
@include common-password


Any suggestions are welcome.


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