[arch-general] root login @ console
mustardoncheese at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 17:42:21 UTC 2020
Yes, that works fine. I am still left not being able to login as root
though. What setting is causing that in Arch?
On Fri, Nov 13, 2020 at 11:09 AM Yash Karandikar via arch-general
<arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 11/13/20 10:06 AM, Jack Frost via arch-general wrote:
> > So I foo-bared my /home partition, no big deal, done it before, and I
> > keep good backups. I boot to single mode and get to a prompt. My
> > regular user is gone so I try to just login at the console (no X) as
> > root. It doesn't work. I know I set the root password.
> > What setting is preventing root from being able to authenticate. I
> > noticed when I went to cups on localhost:631 and tried to do an admin
> > task and needed to authenticate. Root couldn't login.
> > How do I allow root logins under Arch/Arco linux at a console???
> Can you try chroot-ing in using a live USB?
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