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Date:      Wed, 24 Apr 2013 12:52:13 +0200
From:      Bernt Hansson <bah@bananmonarki.se>
To:        "Steve O'Hara-Smith" <steve@sohara.org>
Cc:        questions FreeBSD <FreeBSD-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Diskless question
Message-ID:  <5177B95D.3060001@bananmonarki.se>
In-Reply-To: <20130424111255.eebe46907bba48917042007e@sohara.org>
References:  <51779573.20207@bananmonarki.se> <20130424111255.eebe46907bba48917042007e@sohara.org>

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2013-04-24 12:12, Steve O'Hara-Smith skrev:
> On Wed, 24 Apr 2013 10:18:59 +0200
> Bernt Hansson <bah@bananmonarki.se> wrote:
>
>> Hello list!
>>
>> I have set up a diskless machine with 8.3-stable and i as a user can log
>> in, but when I try to log in as root it won't work. How to resolv that
>> issue. I have tried with and without password but the computer said no.
>
> 	Are you logging in on the console or by ssh ? By default ssh does
> not allow root login, it can be enabled but you should read up on the
> security implications carefully before enabling it. I would expect console
> login to work fine.

I'm trying to login as root on the diskless machine. Console.

> 	As a general rule it is better to use sudo or su rather than
> logging in as root, although for a single user system this doesn't really
> make much difference.
>
su does not "work" it sayes sorry.



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