On 02/09/2018 08:05 AM, François Patte wrote:
> Le 09/02/2018 à 15:33, Ed Greshko a écrit :
>> On 02/09/18 22:13, François Patte wrote:
>>> Seems to be an empirical way to solve the problem! Nobody knows what is
>>> responsible for such a message (Authenticate result for user cath  :
>>> User not known to the underlying authentication module)? What is this
>>> module and how to inform it that a new user was added?
>>
>> Well, since I am the only one who has responded to your query and since I 
>> only know
>> what I have found by using google, I guess nobody knows for sure what is 
>> causing the
>> problem.
> 
> Trying your trick gives the same result: once the password has been
> given, lightdm behaves like if it was a wrong password and user can't log!
> 
>>
>> At this point are you more interested in getting that user logged in under 
>> lightdm or
>> finding out why they have been unable to?
> 
> I am interested in both, it is quite boring that something has been done
> somewhere and messages in log files are not enough explicit to solve the
> problem.... This tends to make the system more secretive.
> 
> I googled too, and find some answer related to pam, to ldap.... Nothing
> about lightdm!

Please check the system logs. It may be an issue with libcrypt (e.g. the
version desired isn't there). I've had that issue with a laptop before
where the PAM system wanted libcrypto.so.6 (which was what was
originally installed way back when) but the current version was
libcrypto.so.10.
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