On Monday, April 17, 2006 5:45 PM James Riendeau wrote: > > I upgraded to 6.1 RC-1 from 5.4, and when I su to root, it's not > prompting for a password. I created a new account, and it does the > same thing there. If the user is in the wheel group, it > drops to the > # prompt. If not, it echos the BAD SU attempt error message. I > think it has something to do with PAM, but the documentation is not > exactly written for those of us who don't have MS/Ph.D.'s in > computer > science. Does anyone know how to fix this? I thought I > followed all > the directions in /usr/src/UPDATING, but I must have done something > wrong, probably while using mergemaster. > > My apologies if this has already been asked, but the search function > on lists.freebsd.org won't let me access other search result pages > beyond the first, and google didn't help. >
You probably clobbered master.passwd when you mergemastered. In all probability, root now has no password at all. Set one with passwd. Petersen _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"