Can login using root password, but not remotely with SSH
jerrymc at msu.edu
Mon Oct 22 17:17:36 PDT 2007
On Mon, Oct 22, 2007 at 03:39:19PM -0400, Robert Huff wrote:
> 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.
Wheel is 'big wheel' as in the hot shot who has the run of things
and bosses folks around - or thinks he can.
> Robert Huff
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