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Re: edit root alias when installing the OS



Callum Lerwick wrote:

On Fri, 2006-01-06 at 09:16 +1300, Michael Honeyfield wrote:
This is nothing new, many distros have been doing this for a long
time. disabling the root account or disabling root login via gdm/kdm.

This doesn't work with usermode for one, it depends on the root password
near as I can tell. Its also a problem if say fsck fails during boot and
you're dropped to a single user shell. You're prompted for the root
password. How does Ubuntu handle that one?

They patch it. https://wiki.ubuntu.com/RootSudo


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