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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
> Architecture: amd64
> I have done a number of installs with both CD and DVD images on two
> different
> machines.  I have tried a number of different combinations of options
> during these
> installs. Obviously, I could not try all possible combinations. But the
> common
> pattern seems to be that if I request the "Graphical expert" install and
> then
> 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.



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