Subject: Re: SU problems
To: Dennis von und zu Brok <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/24/2003 01:03:26
On Wed, 24 Sep 2003, Dennis von und zu Brok wrote:

> Err... I just built a quite recent (cvs-updated about a few days ago) 1.6.1
> system on i386 and now cannot su to root anymore. Of course, /etc/group
> settings would allow it. Why could that be?

ls -l /usr/bin/su

Make sure it is setuid root, like:

-r-sr-xr-x 1 root wheel 16276 Aug 12 02:18 /usr/bin/su

   Jeremy C. Reed

p.s. Maybe choose one list.