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Re: root cannot login tho sudo user can



Around 11:23pm on Wednesday, May 12, 2004 (UK time), Karl L scrawled:

> > Can you log into root from a virtual terminal (e.g. Ctrl-Alt-F2)?
> 
> 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

OK.  This makes it a X Window system problem, not a password problem.

What is the output of startx?  I assume you have rebooted, which should
have restarted xfs so it is not likely to be this.

Cheers

Steve

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