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Re: root cannot login tho sudo user can



On Wed, 12 May 2004 20:24:48 +0100
Steve Searle <steve stevesearle com> wrote:

> Around 05:44pm on Wednesday, May 12, 2004 (UK time), Karl L scrawled:
> 
> > I forget to add:  I'm logging into X.  The only thing out of the
> > ordinary in the XFree86 log is a warning note about a bad system-v
> > checksum but I dsicount that since X works fine for my sudoer.
> 
> Can you log into root from a virtual terminal (e.g. Ctrl-Alt-F2)?
> 
> Steve
> 
>

Yes, I can.  Problem is that once there, I can't get back.  'startx' does not work and neither does 'exit'.  Still, I have full root access once there.  I have always been sorta partial to the command line so I may haveta just get used to it all over again :)


Karl L



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