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Re: Root login is waiting

> I have a problem with root login again. All other logins are fine,
> but root login is waiting after I typed the password. Even
> su isn't working anymore. I updtated some packages, including
> a few from Incoming this morning, after reboot, this behaviour
> is present. Sound familiar, a solution?

Not really a solution, but:

I (don't tell anyone else) have on my "joost" homedirectory
a subdir that's only readable to "joost". in that dir I've got
a shell that's setuid root: if for some reason root cannot
login, I usually am able to execute that shell.

Not really the solution you're after on a secure system, though!

joost witteveen
Use Debian Linux!

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