* David Wright (firstname.lastname@example.org) [020214 13:58]: > > > How can I let a normal user use the "halt" or "shutdown" command? > > All the responses to this query have been ugly hacks. The right way to do > this this (put on flame-retardant suit here) is the way RedHat does: make > the halt binary call up pam for authenticaton and authorization and allow > the sysadmin to configure access in /etc/pam.d/halt. RedHat's code is GPL > -- why don't we just steal it? Good call. How about filing a wishlist bug to sysvinit? good times, Vineet -- Currently seeking opportunities in the SF Bay Area Please see http://www.doorstop.net/resume/ -- Satan laughs when we kill each other. Peace is the only way.
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