On Thursday 05 October 2006 01:25 pm, albi wrote: > On Thu, 5 Oct 2006 13:24:14 +0200 > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > > I've just installed FreeBSD 6.1 and listed myself as a member of the > > wheel group during the add users portion of the installation. For > > some reason I have not put a finger on yet I cannot shutdown the > > system "do not have permission" to effect the command. Went back as > > root on a later session and re-entered my name in /etc/group to the > > wheel account to no avail, anybody got an idea as to where I need to > > look? > > # ls -la /sbin/shutdown > -r-sr-x--- 1 root operator 431524 May 2 16:40 /sbin/shutdown > > what about group operator ? but i personally would use sudo instead of > group wheel etc.
Received several responses and suggestions to my group wheel question, thanks to all. Whether it is best to add myself also to operators group or sudoers as suggested is something I need to play with to deside which is best for my use, but the feedback was greatly appreciated! Tommy2 _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"