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amuro_ray 06-13-2004 01:06 AM

cannot su to root from users
i can't do su root it prompt for password, i put the right password. but still i can't be root.

any clue ?


Demonbane 06-13-2004 01:10 AM

which distro? some distros are setup so that you have to be a member of a certain group(such as "wheel") to su.

amuro_ray 06-13-2004 01:23 AM

i use slackware 9.1. and i just add my user to wheel group. but it won't don any differences. by the way, my other pc that run slax 9.1 can do su. but this one can't


auditek747 06-13-2004 01:41 AM

can you logout and log back in as root?

amuro_ray 06-13-2004 02:07 AM

yes i can

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