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Old 06-13-2004, 01:06 AM   #1
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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 ?

Old 06-13-2004, 01:10 AM   #2
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which distro? some distros are setup so that you have to be a member of a certain group(such as "wheel") to su.

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Old 06-13-2004, 01:23 AM   #3
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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

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can you logout and log back in as root?
Old 06-13-2004, 02:07 AM   #5
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yes i can


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