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Bug 1955860 - kwallet not opening at login
Summary: kwallet not opening at login
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pam-kwallet
Version: 34
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Rex Dieter
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2021-05-01 02:48 UTC by Ed Greshko
Modified: 2021-05-28 22:31 UTC (History)
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Description Ed Greshko 2021-05-01 02:48:02 UTC
Description of problem: After an upgrade from F33 to F34 kwallet fails to open at login most of the time.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible: Simply login with a Wifi connection and its secrets saved for
only the user and auto-connection.

Steps to Reproduce:

Actual results: kwallet not open.  Prompts for kwallet password.  If not known, or entered incorrectly 3 times it will then prompt for the Wifi password.

Expected results: The user should see no prompts and the Wifi connection will be made.

Additional info:

May 01 06:47:05 sddm-helper[2543]: pam_kwallet5(sddm:auth): (null): pam_sm_authenticate
May 01 06:47:05 sddm-helper[2543]: pam_kwallet5(sddm:setcred): pam_kwallet5: pam_sm_setcred
May 01 06:47:06 sddm-helper[2543]: pam_kwallet5(sddm:session): pam_kwallet5: pam_sm_open_session
May 01 06:47:06 sddm-helper[2564]: pam_kwallet5: final socket path: /run/user/1026/kwallet5.socket
May 01 06:47:06 audit[2543]: USER_START pid=2543 uid=0 auid=1026 ses=2 subj=system_u:system_r:xdm_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 msg='op=PAM:session_open grantors=pam_selinux,pam_loginuid,pam_selinux,pam_keyinit,pam_namespace,pam_keyinit,pam_limits,pam_systemd,pam_unix,pam_gnome_keyring,pam_kwallet5,pam_umask,pam_lastlog acct="egreshko" exe="/usr/libexec/sddm-helper" hostname=? addr=? terminal=:0 res=success'
May 01 06:47:09 kwalletd5[2565]: Wallet failed to get opened by PAM, error code is -9
May 01 06:47:10 systemd[2548]: app-pam_kwallet_init: Deactivated successfully.

Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2021-05-01 07:13:57 UTC
Preferably, this should be filed upstream at

Comment 2 Ed Greshko 2021-05-01 08:48:05 UTC
(In reply to Rex Dieter from comment #1)
> Preferably, this should be filed upstream at


Got "tricked up" by them calling the package kwallet-pam.  :-)

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