Re: can't su to root

From: Erik Trulsson (ertr1013@student.uu.se)
Date: 03/28/02


Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2002 12:16:25 +0100
From: Erik Trulsson <ertr1013@student.uu.se>
To: "Radzivilyuk V.O." <radzivilyuk@itt.net.ua>

On Thu, Mar 28, 2002 at 01:08:42PM +0200, Radzivilyuk V.O. wrote:
> hi.
>
> Have FreeBSD 4.3.release
> Can't su to root.
> Sure type right password.
> $su
> Password:
> Sorry
> $
>
> Accept only if login as root.
> Reinstall binary & kernel source
> + reboot, config -r CORE, make depend, make, make install, reboot
> Have still the same.
>
> Help understand the reason.

You must be a member of the wheel group to be able to su to root.
You can check what groups you belong to with the groups(1) command.

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Erik Trulsson
ertr1013@student.uu.se
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