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Old 01-11-2007, 10:42 PM   #1
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password correct but..unable to login??


Hi all,

i donno what happen , suddenly whn i give su password...it is displaying..

su: 23: No such file or directory

so i logoff and enter through root..and password..

it is displaying unable to loging as root!

password is correct ..

please help me what i have to do...

its really very urgent for me...all my work depends on su only..

so plz help me.
 
Old 01-11-2007, 11:32 PM   #2
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You can try resetting the root password by entering runlevel 1. On the grub selection screen, place the selection on Suse and hit 'e'. Select the kernel line and hit 'e' again. Type '1' at the end of the line, press 'enter' and 'b' to boot into runlevel 1. Then use the 'passwd' command.
 
Old 01-11-2007, 11:37 PM   #3
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thks but my password i correct ! it is not giving message that password is incorrect!
 
Old 01-11-2007, 11:39 PM   #4
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So you are able to login as root then?
 
Old 01-11-2007, 11:49 PM   #5
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..>su
passwd:******
su:su: 23: No such file or directory
if my password is wrong then
..>su
passwd:***********
incorrect password.
 
Old 01-11-2007, 11:56 PM   #6
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what's the output of 'whereis su'?
 
Old 01-12-2007, 12:51 AM   #7
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su: /bin/su /usr/share/man/man1/su.1.gz
 
  


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