Root login

clay weber claydoh at claydoh.com
Thu Dec 7 14:17:06 GMT 2006


Raphaël Pinson wrote:
> On 12/7/06, *Art Alexion* <art.alexion at verizon.net 
> <mailto:art.alexion at verizon.net>> wrote:
>
>     On Thursday 07 December 2006 06:00, Tez wrote:
>     > I'm going to skip the whole "why you shouldn't log in as root"
>     part, as
>     > I assume you know all about that, and just tell you how to do it.
>
>     Renaud wanted to log in for a backup.  Some backup software -- I
>     use Mondo --
>     doesn't work with sudo.
>     --
>
>
> How do you mean it doesn't work with sudo?
>
> `sudo -i` and `sudo -s` provide you a root console that lets you use 
> this program just the same as if you were logged as user root.
>
> Regards
>  
>
>
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I think at least mondo has issues calling growisofs with sudo
http://copilotconsulting.com/mail-archives/mondo.2006/msg01393.html

clay




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