Hi! I wonder whether "sudo" could solve your problem.
Ulrich >>> Thomas Weichert <tho...@weichert-web.de> schrieb am 10.11.2011 um 09:33 in Nachricht <13d84f75-4818-40be-ac53-e9d754555...@i15g2000yqm.googlegroups.com>: > I can do anything like root does including writing to /etc/iscsi and / > var/lib/iscsi. For files in /sys/block/sdX/device/queue_depth it was > not successful (E667: Fsync failed), but this also happens when I try > the same as real user root and seems not to be a permissen issue. > > As far as I know, all users that have uid=0, are root users, however > this might not be forseen in Linux, since the actual logged in user > (`whoami`) is not stable across different logins. E.g. I log in on one > console as "root" and whoami returns "root". Do I log in on another > console with "lroot", _both_ outputs of whoami return "lroot". What I > also saw is, that sometime I login as "lroot" (after reboot) and > whoami returns "root" and vice versa. The latter effect seems to be > associated with the order of entries in /etc/passwd, however it does > not solve the multiple login issue. > > I guess it would be enough just to check if the user that calls > iscsiadm has uid=0 and not the name "root", because if uid=0 the user > is definitively a root user with sufficient privileges. > > Kind regards > Thomas -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "open-iscsi" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to open-iscsi+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/open-iscsi?hl=en.