[arch-general] locked out

Fons Adriaensen fons at linuxaudio.org
Fri Nov 6 19:56:12 UTC 2020

On Fri, Nov 06, 2020 at 07:02:53PM +0100, Jens John wrote:

> Just boot into the faulty environment, try the log in a couple of
> times (perhaps even on a TTY), reboot into recovery, inspect the
> journald and/or syslog records of the events, if any.

Excellent advice !

Seems /usr/lib/security/pam_tally.so and pam_tally2.so were missing.
Rsync'd them from another machine, all OK now !

Now why these two were missing is the next question ...

Many thanks to all who responded, and to Jens in particular.


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