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Date:      Wed, 24 Apr 2013 15:51:08 +0200
From:      Bernt Hansson <bah@bananmonarki.se>
To:        questions FreeBSD <FreeBSD-questions@freebsd.org>
Cc:        Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local@be-well.ilk.org>
Subject:   Re: Diskless question
Message-ID:  <5177E34C.3020908@bananmonarki.se>
In-Reply-To: <44mwsow000.fsf@lowell-desk.lan>
References:  <51779573.20207@bananmonarki.se> <5177B43C.8000509@qeng-ho.org> <5177BA0C.5080002@bananmonarki.se> <44mwsow000.fsf@lowell-desk.lan>

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2013-04-24 15:07, Lowell Gilbert skrev:
> Bernt Hansson <bah@bananmonarki.se> writes:
>
>> 2013-04-24 12:30, Arthur Chance skrev:
>>> On 04/24/13 09:18, Bernt Hansson 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.
>>>
>>> How did it say no? What does the entry for root in /etc/passwd say?
>>
>> $su
>> Sorry
>>
>> root:*:0:0:Charlie &:/root:/bin/csh
>         ^
>        / \
>
> Root has no valid password.

Well. The user can login, root can not.

> You'll need to go into single-user mode and either give it one or
> install sudo and add your regular user to the sudoers file.
>
>



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