From: Mason George S JR NPRI <MasonGS@Npt.NUWC.Navy.Mil> - 2003-12-11 13:53:48
I tried removing the blinking icon from the lower right hand corner. Whenever I reboot the system the icon comes back. Is this the way to disable the icon?
I'm getting a lot of "last message repeated 7/13 times" after
The error message:
pam_timestamp_check: pam_timestamp:'/var/run/sudo' is not a directory.
From: John Byrne [mailto:john.l.byrne@...]
Sent: Tuesday, December 09, 2003 4:09 PM
To: Mason George S JR NPRI
Subject: Re: [SSI-users] /var/run/sudo not a directory error
Mason George S JR NPRI wrote:
> In the /var/log/messages file I get the error
> pam_timestamp_check: pam_timestamp:'/var/run/sudo' is not a directory.
> I have only created one user and that user is root.
> Any suggestions would greatly be appreciated.
> George Mason
We need to fix this.
If you had a non root user and tried to run system commands you would be
asked to enter the root password. The pam_timestamp mechanism is
provides a token mechanism that would prevent you from having to enter
it again for a certain time period. Being security minded, pam_timestamp
validates the pathname and since we replace /var/run with a symlink, it
If you have the little blinking red icon for RHN in the lower right of
your screen, that is the source of the messages. If you disable it, the
messages will go away.
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