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Old 03-08-2005, 03:55 AM   #1
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fedora 3 su command

I'm having some problems with the su command. I recently installed fedora and I am getting delay problems with the su commend.

I'm using gnome console.

When i type su and then enter the password it works fine.
If i then switch back to a user and then try su again it takes ages to switch to the root but if i open a new console window and type su it's instant.

This seems like a really weird problem. Has anyone else had this problem? Can anyone please suggest a solution?
Old 03-08-2005, 03:58 AM   #2
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I've also noticed that i get asked for the password sometimes when changing to the user and this also takes a long time
Old 03-08-2005, 04:12 AM   #3
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Seems to happen to me as well, the password prompt just takes ages to appear.


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