Root login in rawhide and display managers

Denis Leroy denis at
Wed Sep 19 12:36:35 UTC 2007

Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Denis Leroy wrote:
>> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>>> since there isn't normally a reason to do that
>> I beg to differ here, that are many scenarios where the security 
>> issues are irrelevant. I see such systems on a daily basis here at work.
> You snipped out the later part of my mail. If security concerns are 
> irrelevant, just turn on the option to enable root login just like you 
> are free to turn off the firewall or SELinux.

Is that an anaconda option ? Obviously it's impossible to run gdmsetup 
since one can't login as root :-)

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