cannot su?

Michael Nottebrock michaelnottebrock at
Sun Jan 16 06:41:28 PST 2005

On Sunday, 16. January 2005 01:07, Ivan Voras wrote:
> What could be the reasons for "su root" to not work?
> I have a user that's in wheel group. Logging in as root works on the
> console, but su-ing from the user just writes 'Sorry', like the
> password's wrong. There are no clues in log files.

Make sure /usr/sbin/su is suid root (and /usr isn't mounted nosuid).

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