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Date:      Wed, 07 Sep 2011 08:49:30 +0100
From:      Matthew Seaman <m.seaman@infracaninophile.co.uk>
To:        Fbsd8 <fbsd8@a1poweruser.com>
Cc:        Freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: wheel group & mkdir
Message-ID:  <4E67220A.9030503@infracaninophile.co.uk>
In-Reply-To: <4E66A92C.8030406@a1poweruser.com>
References:  <4E6640F0.5060902@a1poweruser.com> <4E664F1C.5050702@infracaninophile.co.uk> <4E66A92C.8030406@a1poweruser.com>

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On 07/09/2011 00:13, Fbsd8 wrote:
>     Thanks for your reply. I have a user id that is in the wheel group.=

> I su and get prompted for the user id's password after which I get
> returned to the command line. Running the script with the mkdir command=

> embedded still returns Permission Denied message. I have read the su ma=
n
> page to no joy. Could you please explain the sequence of events to get
> su to work.

With su(1), you need to give the root password to get rootly powers.

	Cheers,

	Matthew

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