Removed root from sudoers group: NEVER MIND

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Thu May 7 23:30:25 UTC 2009


Richard S. Crawford wrote:

> On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 11:01 AM, Antonio Augusto (Mancha)
> <mkhaos7 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2009/5/7 Richard S. Crawford <rscrawford at mossroot.com>:
>>> Fixed.
>>
>> mind to tell how?
> 
> Rebooted the computer with the LiveCD

Always a valid method, but always remember that you are _never_ blocked from 
root use on your own system.  Single-user (recovery) mode always gives you 
access to a root shell.
> 
> Once rebooted, I went to a terminal (ctrl+alt+F1), and logged in with root
> via
> 
> $ sudo su
> 
> Then I created a mount point under mnt:
> 
> $ mkdir /mnt/local
> 
> ...and mounted the local hard drive there.
> 
> $ mount /dev/sda2 /mnt/local

That's a step more than there's a need for - just mount directly to /mnt

> Only took me half an hour to figure it out. My Google fu is mighty.

Indeed :-)
-- 
derek






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