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root passwor change

if i change the root password - then su to another user and do su - it doesn't like the root password that i enter. i can't test the root password on the console
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lolaferrari
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lolaferrari
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kinseyCommented:
How did you cahnge the root passwd?
$ su - root
# passwd root
# exit
should work
or
sudo passwd root
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lolaferrariAuthor Commented:
passwd root to change it
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wesly_chenCommented:
> change the root password - then su to another user and do su -
You need to logout root to release the credential after change the root password.
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asifbeCommented:
first Change the root password then logout and login to get affect the changes, Now you can switch over to user and back to root
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