Help with su on 6.3

Erich Dollansky oceanare at
Wed Feb 13 00:57:12 UTC 2008


su works on my 6.3 - but without ssh - just as expected.

Do you have physical access to the machine? Try it without ssh to help 
isolate the problem.


Neil Gruending wrote:
> Hi,
> Today I upgraded my computer to 6.3, but now root can't su to other
> users. I login as a regular user (neil) over ssh and I can su to
> become root. But now root can't su to other users. For example, if I
> do "su svn" I get "su: Sorry". My boot rc scripts do the same thing
> where I use su. Everything worked fine when I was running 6.2. Any
> help is appreciated. I followed the binary upgrade procedure in the
> release announcement.
> Thanks
> Neil
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