the root password is correct but it don't work!!!!!!!
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777 is a bad idea in almost all situations. It is a really bad idea with root directories.
Now ,i can't login as root and the authentication failure message is appeared.
You are lucky. I made a similar mistake in my first one or to weeks using Linux. The result was not being able to boot the system. Directories that have root permissions have them for a reason. The best course of action is to follow TobiSGD's advice of up-grading to the current edition of Fedora and do not touch the permissions in your root directory.
Last edited by Randicus Draco Albus; 07-19-2012 at 08:24 AM.