James writes:

>  Add yourself to wheel (which is the root group on FreeBSD, a name
>  I believe it inherited from earlier BSDs, but I've no idea what
>  the justification for choosing 'wheel' is; any BSD historians
>  here - you'd be welcome to let us know!)

        Not sure, but I believe "wheel" predates UNIX.  I have
certainly seen the idea on OSes that do.


                                Robert Huff
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