unable to su - to root or to any user on FC3 (solved)point going to

Aaron Konstam akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Wed Jul 19 13:24:40 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-07-19 at 11:25 +0930, Tim wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-07-18 at 15:51 -0500, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > But why the blazes would anyone want to run: su -
> > when they are already root in init level 1?
> To avoid having to chown all the files they create while fixing up a
> problem?  To have ~ as a shortcut to their own space?
That is interesting but :
1. My memory is that the original poster was complaining that he could
not do su not su username.
2. At that point going to init level 3 or 5 would be more productive.
Aaron Konstam <akonstam at sbcglobal.net>

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