[Mageia-discuss] beta2 woes and no graphical root (tonyb)

Maarten Vanraes alien at rmail.be
Sun Apr 8 12:35:43 CEST 2012

Op zondag 08 april 2012 10:08:44 schreef Tony Blackwell:
> Thanks to Maarten for prompt reply.
> 1. Lilo not booting; I can't tell if
>   https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5044
> is the same problem; it does concern lilo, but in a raid setting and I
> wasn't quite clear on what problem was being described there.

anyway, i think the lilo problem will be resolved before release

> 2. rpm update failure; Maarten is right, yes is is
> https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4918
>   I'll await beta3
> While I'm at it, beta2 has lost the ability for root to log in graphically.
>  Beta1 was without this on the DVD but upgrades fixed it.  Beta2 does not
> honor the flag set in /usr/share/config/kdm/kdmrc, where setting AllowRoot
> to true has for many releases been all that is required to allow a
> graphical root login.   (useful for system admin, no I never go out on the
> web as root!)  Intended behaviour or accident? tonyb

not sure, but i thought not logging in graphically as root was a feature

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