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Old 11-24-2003, 05:08 PM   #1
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Login error


Hello,
I get some serious problems when I try to login in with root access, following error occur:

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Your session only lasted less then 10 seconds. If you have nor logged out yourself, this could mean that there is some innstallation problem or that you may be out of diskspace. Try logging in with one of the failsafe sessions to see if you can fix this problem.
View details (~.esession-errors file)
OS: RedHat 9.0
Installation: successfully
Can other user's login: Yes
Graphical Login: KDE
Out of diskspace: No, 10 G
When did it happened: After first reboot, only did some apache config stuff, reboot apache successfully
Newbie: I am totally a newbie (First time)


Help!!!
 
Old 11-24-2003, 05:19 PM   #2
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Re: Login error

What happens if ypu try to
su -

?


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Old 11-24-2003, 06:08 PM   #3
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Hello, thanks for te quick answer.

If I login in failsafe with root, and type su -
nothing happend, just a new line
[root@localhost]#
 
Old 11-24-2003, 06:11 PM   #4
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Does it log you out in failsafe mode, too?
If it doesn't, go to /var/log, and start reading :)
the most recent logfiles.

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Old 11-24-2003, 06:32 PM   #5
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Okey, I'm in /var/log
typed dir

I get lots of files. I don't find any date, maybe you got the command?

File listing:
boot.log
cron
cron.1
cups
dmesg
gdm
httpd
ksyms.0
ksyms.1
ksyms.2
ksyms.3
ksyms.4
messages
messages.1
mysqld.log
mysqld.log.1
pqsql
rpmkgs
rpmkgs.1
samba
scrollkeeper.log
secure
secure.1
spooler
spooler.1
squid
vbox
vsftpd.log
vsftpd.log.1
wtmp
XFree86.0.log
XFree86.0.log.old
XFree86.1.log

what fil should I view?
 
Old 11-24-2003, 09:07 PM   #6
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Try
ls -ltr
(man ls for an explanation)
Then, consider the files at the very
bottom...


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