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Re: Newbie problems

On Wed, 2003-04-16 at 15:46, ajitabhpandey@softhome.net wrote:
> Shri Shrikumar writes: 
> > On Wed, 2003-04-16 at 03:46, ajitabhpandey@softhome.net wrote:
> >> (1.) On the Console I am not able to log on as root, I get an authentication 
> >> failure,though on X it is logging me in. However on console if I log in as 
> >> any other user I am allowed to do so. If I understand correct, there must be 
> >> some config file for this, please suggest what to do. 
> > 
> > If you are booting using the CD, you should be logged in automatically
> No I have installed knoppix on the harddisk using the hdinstall script, so 
> it is as good as Debian unstable. Only I am not able to figure out how root 
> has been blocked to use the console (text) while on kdm it is logging in 
> perfectly. 

Try checking /var/log/syslog and /var/log/auth.log after each
unsuccesful attecmp for more clues.



Shri Shrikumar             U R Byte Solutions
I.T. Consultant            Edinburgh, Scotland     Tel: 0845 644 4745
Email: shri@urbyte.com                             Web: www.urbyte.com

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