Root login in rawhide and display managers

Tomas Mraz tmraz at
Tue Sep 18 21:14:42 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-09-18 at 22:57 +0200, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 02:14:28AM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > Root login has been disabled in GDM for a while now in rawhide. Would KDM 
> > and other display managers be modified to be consistent with this behavior? 
> > I would prefer if it was.
> wdm uses pam for those kind of things, is there a pam module that can
> disable root login?

For example pam_succeed_if.

auth required user != root quiet

Tomas Mraz
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