tsk tsk, you got posting about it before I did. I'm actually having the same problem. I've noticed 5.1 installed via cvsup/compile does this, but a cd new install does not. No one at work was able to replicate this error, but they were all using the CD.
Randi Harper [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://perlpimp.codersluts.net/ ---------- Original Message ----------- From: Raymond Sundland <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 10:42:49 -0400 Subject: Possible bug in 5.1 - su / utmp > I found this very interesting when I saw it originally, but then > found it was probably a bug. > > Basically, when I log into my 5.1-RELEASE box (compiled today from > CVS), I can do a 'w' and get the following: > > % w > 10:39AM up 5:01, 1 user, load averages: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00 > USER TTY FROM LOGIN@ IDLE WHAT > ray p0 somehost 10:39AM - w > > Now, when I try to SU to root, this entry changes: > > % su - > Password: > Last login: Tue Jun 24 07:44:19 on ttyp1 > % whoami > root > % w > 10:40AM up 5:01, 1 user, load averages: 0.04, 0.01, 0.00 > USER TTY FROM LOGIN@ IDLE WHAT > root p0 - 10:40AM - w > > So, it looks like the utmp entry is being made (again) for ttyp0 and > recording it. This would be fine from my perspective, but is > misleading once I exit the root shell: > > % exit > % whoami > ray > % w > 10:42AM up 5:03, 1 user, load averages: 0.01, 0.00, 0.00 > USER TTY FROM LOGIN@ IDLE WHAT > root p0 - 10:40AM - w > > This may be a bug in PAM, since I don't think su calls login (or > maybe it does?) Note that this does not happen if I do not use the > '-' option for su. This also shows up in the lastlog: > > root ttyp2 Tue Jun 24 10:40 - 10:43 > (00:02) ray ttyp2 somehost Tue Jun 24 10:39 - > 10:40 (00:00) > > Anyone have any information about this... know what the bug is? > Maybe it's a setting I have set that can be changed? > > Thanks. > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions- [EMAIL PROTECTED]" ------- End of Original Message ------- _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"