cannot run suid

Tushar T tush at
Thu Oct 24 09:03:56 PDT 2002

Fauzie Wiriadisastra wrote:

> I just installed another lfs system. I didn't read the book thoroughly 
> this time (okay, it is a bad idea). I jsut run a shell script that I 
> wrote to compile the system.  So I finished the entire installation of 
> version 3.3 from my host system (which is another LFS system) and 
> installed a few software from blfs, then reboot. Everything looks

Why such an old version? LFS 4.0 is out!

> just as I expected. I just realized that I cannot run su as a regular 
> user. (I can run it, but the system always rejects my password). What 
> did I do wrong? Or rather, how can I find the problem? Thanks.

Check the su permissions and ownerships.

    ls -l `type -p su`

Tushar Teredesai
LFS ID: 1377

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