root problem

Bruce Marshall bmarsh at
Wed May 9 01:28:40 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 08 May 2007, R Kimber wrote:
> > Maybe root has lost some of its privs??
> I'm not sure I understand.  How might that happen?

It shouldn't ever happen, but root belongs to the root group group with a UID 
of 0  and a status of enabled.   Take a look in your system settings as admin 
and select "Show system accounts" and see what it shows for root.

Other than that, something is really farkled.

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