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

David Walser luigiwalser at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 8 16:16:57 CEST 2012

Tony Blackwell wrote:
> 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

Now you have to edit /etc/pam.d/system-auth to allow it IIRC.

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