On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 09:49:57AM +0100, Rowland Penny wrote:
On 28/08/13 09:17, Jakub Hrozek wrote:
>On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 10:27:55PM +0100, Rowland Penny wrote:
>>Hi, I run sssd on Linux Mint 15, I received and installed a raft of
>>sssd updates today. I immediately lost the ability to connect to the
>>The problem was that whilst there was a sssd.pid in /var/run/ ps ax
>>didn't show any sssd programs and if you tried to restart sssd, it
>>just hung. The machine would not turn off, you had to hold the power
>>button to stop it.
>>In the end I downloaded 1.10.1 and compiled & installed it over the
>>installed sssd, everything now works again.
>Sounds like something to bring up in your distribution bug tracker?
>What version did you upgrade to (and from) that was broken? Maybe you hit
>some bug that was fixed later.
>sssd-devel mailing list
Ok, I am not sure what exact ubuntu version of sssd I had, it was
1.9.4-something, Ubuntu issued a raft of sssd updates
libipa-hbac-dev libipa-hbac0 libnss-sss libpam-sss
libsss-idmap0 libsss-sudo python-libipa-hbac python-sss
I ended up with version 1.9.4-0ubuntu4.2
Before the updates, sssd worked perfectly, after the update, sssd
did not work at all, my pc hung and when I did get back in as a
local user, the domain was not visible. Downloading 1.10.1,
compiling and installing over the installed sssd packages cured the
problem, so the cause must have been the update.
I think the relevant ubuntu bug is 903752, this refers to
'libpwquality' for which a certain 'Timo Aaltonen' provided an
update for on the 9/7/2013 and 'Adam Conrad' finally released the
fix on 24/8/13, this fix hit my pc on 27/8/13 and made my pc
I do not have an account at ubuntu to report the bug, so I thought
that I would cut out the monkeys and come direct to the organ
grinder ;-) , could you please get 'Timo Aaltonen' to talk to 'Adam
Conrad' and sort out the problem.
I can certainly CC Timo and ask him if this is something that rings a