Re: Help, xscreensaver won't unlock on Sol8

You could change the PAM files for xscreensaver (/etc/pam.d/xscreensaver
or /etc/pam.conf), and replace the pwdb entries with

On Wed, 2002-04-03 at 11:50, Gary Gutman wrote:
> Hello all,
>  I'm running Ximian's version of GNOME on Sol8. I'd
> recently updated xsceensaver to the latest distro
> 4.01, which apparently requires PAM auth. Now
> everytime I lock my screen, it won't take my password
> to unlock. I'm forced to telnet in and kill the
> daemon.
>  Further digging shows that PAM implementation on
> Solaris is different to that of Linux. In particular
> the xscreesaver is looking for module,
> which is missing in Solaris. Sun happens to use
> instead to achieve the same function.
>  Is there a way to disable PAM on the xscreensaver or
> fix my problem?
> Thanks
> Gary
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