Paul Civati paul at xciv.org
Tue Nov 26 14:37:55 GMT 2002

"Mark Stewart" <Mark.Stewart at bacs.co.uk> wrote:

> Anyone ever got this when they tried to log in ?:
> pam_start() failed to load module


Check /etc/pam.conf, make sure all listed modules for the login service
exist in /usr/lib, ie. /usr/lib/pam_unix.so, etc.

I would hazard a guess that either one of the pam libs has gone AWOL or
as mis-configured entry has been added to /etc/pam.conf causing the error.


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