[PC-BSD Testing] `sudo su` wants root password?

Odhiambo Washington odhiambo at gmail.com
Tue Apr 2 21:45:15 PDT 2013


So this is true! I thought it was behaving in a funny way - for once.

I hope one day PC-BSD will be able to detect an installed version and
simply upgrade it, not hose the existing OS :-)

On 2 April 2013 23:04, Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:
> PC-BSD is configured to require the root password for sudo, not your individual password. It is just about the only thing I disliked about PC-BSD out of the box...
>
> Warner
>
> On Apr 2, 2013, at 1:30 PM, Odhiambo Washington wrote:
>
>> Having not gotten any answers on how to upgrade my 9.1-PRERELEASE, I
>> decided to bite the bullet and install 9.1-RELEASE from DVD.
>>
>> However, I am surprised that when I do `sudo su`, I need to enter root
>> password instead of my password. I must be growing old, or I missed
>> something with sudo at some point.
>>
>>
>> PS: And the silence to some questions on this list don't augur well
>> for PC-BSD! I now see why people easily switch!
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Best regards,
>> Odhiambo WASHINGTON,
>> Nairobi,KE
>> +254733744121/+254722743223
>> "I can't hear you -- I'm using the scrambler."
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-- 
Best regards,
Odhiambo WASHINGTON,
Nairobi,KE
+254733744121/+254722743223
"I can't hear you -- I'm using the scrambler."


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