Subject: Re: updated -current no su?
To: mel kravitz <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/17/2002 13:17:52
On Tue, 17 Dec 2002, mel kravitz wrote:

> I just completed #sh -d -D ../DestDir -R ../ReleaseDir on an
> alpha
> hand installed all .tgz files from ../ReleaseDir/bin/sets , edited /etc,
> files for reboot,

Did you use the "-p" option to "tar" when unpacking the sets?
"/usr/bin/su" has to be suid root.

> ran #vipw added 'user' and edited /etc/group for privileged 'user' to
> wheel group.
> But i can not su from 'user' to root?
> I am missing something?
> -Mel