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Re: Root login in rawhide and display managers



On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 06:49:22AM -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
> > Root login has been disabled in GDM for a while now in rawhide. Would
> > KDM and other display managers be modified to be consistent with this
> > behavior? I would prefer if it was.
> 
> What's the rationale (again?) for disabling root login?

I assume its to make sure that if your LDAP or NIS services fail you
are totally screwed and cannot rescue the machine. 

Alan


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