Help with su on 6.3

Derek Ragona derek at
Wed Feb 13 01:00:26 UTC 2008

At 06:16 PM 2/12/2008, Neil Gruending wrote:
>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.

Did you run mergemaster?  Check your users still exist in /etc/passwd?


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