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Re: unable to su to root, sudo works



Paul Johnson wrote:
On Jan 19, 2008 1:03 PM, Damon L. Chesser <damon@damtek.com> wrote:
I can log in as root (shown above) both on tty1 and in the GUI (gdm).
Running Sid, up to date
This is not a show stopper, but it makes me go, "hmmmmm".  Any ideas?

and I can do sudo su.

When you are using su, are you using your password or root's password?

sudo, miy user passwd, su, roots.

I have sudo su, then ran passwd for root to varify typos. Currenty the passwd is the same for testing reasons. Varified by logging in to tty1.

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Damon L. Chesser
damon@damtek.com
404-271-8699


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