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jlanza
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2005 2:30 am    Post subject: su passwordnot working Reply with quote

I just helped a friend install from gentoo 2004.3 live cd, stage 2. I changed the root password bc I am able to log in as root. When I do su and type the same password it doesn't accept...

Any suggestions.?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2005 2:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Are you a member of "wheel" in /etc/group?

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2005 5:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here is a sticky topic which you can see at the top of the Installing Gentoo forum which you should look to for answers to this question.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2005 10:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Installing Gentoo.
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