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Re: [SLE] Can´t log in as root HELP?
On Mon, 2006-09-18 at 17:48 -0500, Sunny wrote:

> On 9/18/06, Peo Nilsson wrote:
> >
> >
> > Hi list!
> >
> > I was told that I´t wasn´t good to alow root logins (I´m new to Suse).
> > I then used YAST to click ~"don´t alow root logins" thinking I would be
> > able to "su" when I needed to be root.
> > I then found out that "su" doesn´t work so I tried "sudo" instead, but that doesn´t
> > work either.
> >
> > Is there any way for me to enter my current system as root now/again?
> >
> > or
> >
> > Do I have to format the hd and install a new system?
> >
> > (I have Suse 10.0)
> >
> >
> >
> > /Peo
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
> Can you start YaST while logged as regular user? What happens when it
> asks for root password, and you provide it? If you can start YaST,
> then go and revert the change you made.
>


When I start Yast It doesn´t ask for root password (not any else
password either), It starts up
and the only thing I´m able to do is: Software->Media Check. Everything
else is "empty" (no
other icons no matter what I choose).


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