Re: Root passwd not accepted
On Tue, 12 Jul 2011 13:21:17 -0600, Lloyd Rice wrote:
> I'm new at this. Sorry. But I think this is a real bug.
> Debian Release 126.96.36.199
> Architecture: amd64
> I have done a number of installs with both CD and DVD images on two
> machines. I have tried a number of different combinations of options
> during these
> installs. Obviously, I could not try all possible combinations. But the
> pattern seems to be that if I request the "Graphical expert" install and
> select the shadow password system, then in the installed system, the
> root password cannot be authenticated.
Did you enable "sudo" by any chance?
If yes, your root's password is your user's password.