wheel group & mkdir

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Wed Sep 7 07:49:54 UTC 2011

On 07/09/2011 00:13, Fbsd8 wrote:
>     Thanks for your reply. I have a user id that is in the wheel group.
> I su and get prompted for the user id's password after which I get
> returned to the command line. Running the script with the mkdir command
> embedded still returns Permission Denied message. I have read the su man
> page to no joy. Could you please explain the sequence of events to get
> su to work.

With su(1), you need to give the root password to get rootly powers.



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