[CentOS-virt] CentOS 4.8
Y. K. Liu
ykliu7 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 3 16:21:12 EST 2011
On a web site, I noticed that when installing CentOS 5.4 (not the 4.8 I
installed), it asked to enter the password for the root.
However, I need to install CentOS 4.8, not the 5.4. During the installation
of 4.8, it would not let me enter root for the username. So I could not
create root username at that time, and I only had a non-privileged regular
On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 12:52 PM, Y. K. Liu <ykliu7 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I could not login as root. I only had a non-privileged user name.
> On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 11:31 AM, Lucas Timm LH <linuxhelper at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Are you trying to log as root in GDM or in a TTY?
>> 2011/2/3 Y. K. Liu <ykliu7 at gmail.com>
>>> I installed CentOS 4.8 on VMware Fusion 3.1.2. The installation was fine.
>>> During the installation, it asked me to enter my username and password. I
>>> tried to enter "root" as the username, but it was not allowed. So I had to
>>> enter other name for that.
>>> After I logged into CentOS 4.8, I could not do sudo because I was a
>>> regular user. Could somebody tell me how I can become root?
>>> Thank you.
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>>> CentOS-virt at centos.org
>> Lucas Timm, Goiânia/GO.
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