My original mail is as follow :
> Dear gurus :
> We have a machine with OS Solaris 2.4, starting the xdm on run
> level 3. Currnetly a problem was occurred when I am trying to xlock the wo
rkstation. Some error messages
> display on the screen and the xlock just existed.
> Error Message
> Xlock : Can't get user password. Existing ......
> You need to run xlock in setuid root mode on your local machine.
> I check the file permission of the xlock, it is nothing wrong
> -rwsrwxr-x 1 root 87808 Oct 2 1995 /usr/openwin/bin/xlock
> The user's password is there in the /etc/passwd file. I don't understand
> why the system complaint that cannot get user's password. I wonder there
> might be some configuration set wrongly. Any hints ???
Thanks for all the responses .
The problem is due to the setting in the LOGNAME variable. The variable
is set to the user id instead the user login name. I reset the LOGNAME to
the user login name, the problem solved.
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