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SubjectRe: NPTL v userland v LT (RH9+custom kernel problem)
On Thu, Aug 07, 2003 at 01:39:30AM -0700, Frank Cusack wrote:
> PAM prompts for the username and password, then pam_ldap appears to
> get stuck in a syslog call. It doesn't actually call syslog(), but if
> I compare to a functional system, the working one opens /dev/log etc
> whereas the broken one does an rt_sigsuspend() and hangs until a SIGALRM
> is delivered (login having set this up before prompting for the password).
> That's from looking at strace; I haven't looked at ltrace or tried to
> run under the debugger yet.

Even without pam_ldap, I see it getting stuck. 'groups: files ldap' in
nsswitch.conf sets it off. Here's an sshd that's hung, does this light
the a-ha bulb for anyone?

(gdb) bt
#0 0x40564845 in __pthread_sigsuspend () from /lib/i686/
#1 0x40564318 in __pthread_wait_for_restart_signal ()
from /lib/i686/
#2 0x40565d30 in __pthread_alt_lock () from /lib/i686/
#3 0x40562d37 in pthread_mutex_lock () from /lib/i686/
#4 0x401df2fc in vsyslog () from /lib/i686/
#5 0x4024b4b7 in _log_err () from /lib/security/
#6 0x40249039 in pam_sm_open_session () from /lib/security/
#7 0x4003ac09 in pam_fail_delay () from /lib/
#8 0x4003ad93 in _pam_dispatch () from /lib/
#9 0x4003c978 in pam_open_session () from /lib/

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