[arch-general] arch-general Digest, Vol 113, Issue 42

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Tue Mar 18 06:28:05 EDT 2014

On 2014-03-17 22:59, arch-general-request at archlinux.org wrote:
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> Message: 5
> Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:45:39 -0400
> From: Mark Lee <mark at markelee.com>
> Subject: Re: [arch-general] user management error
> What do you mean the system restarted as root? Do you mean that the
> system logged you in as root automatically? If that is the case, how 
> did
> you enable auto login? If that is not the case, login as root and try 
> '#
> su a' to login as the user and 'passwd' to change the user's password.

No, the system does not start as root.

After many reboots, am unable to sign-in directly as normal user 'a'. 
Have to sign in as 'root' (command 'su' not recognised), then change to 
'a' using 'su a'. Access to /home directory 'a' (/home/a) is successful.

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