Subject: Re: su...what the?
To: David McGhee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris A. Mattingly <Chris_Mattingly@ncsu.edu>
Date: 08/21/1995 11:56:46
David McGhee wrote the following about "su...what the?" on Mon Aug 21 09:16:14 1995
> I'm running NetBSD 1.0 on an A3000 with 6 Meg. (Thanks to the suggestions
> that eventually got me to upgrade to 2.04 ROMs...isn't email great?)
> I'ver created a user (dmcghee big surprise) that I want to be able to switch
> user to root. I put him in group 0 (wheel) and I still get a message that
> he's not in the correct group to su root. When I type ID on "dmcghee" I get
> that he is a part of group wheel, but su still doesn't work...Any suggestions?
Did you put him in the first line of /etc/group?
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