On 04/19/2012 12:46 PM, Neil Bothwick wrote:
> I upgraded to sys-auth/pambase-20120417 and sys-apps/shadow-4.1.5-r1 and
> found I couldn't login to a new session or use su. Rebooting only made
> the problem permanent, I had to SSH in to revert to
> sys-auth/pambase-20101024-r2 and sys-apps/shadow-4.1.5.
I've never been clear on how ssh authenticates a new login. Why would
your ssh login be accepted? Did you ssh in as a user and su to root?
Anyway, just as another data point I did the same update today and have
no trouble logging in. Here are my useflags for comparison