[GLLUG] Network UPS Tools
chrisbell at chrisbell.org.uk
Mon Jun 17 17:03:20 UTC 2019
On Monday, 17 June 2019 17:46:02 BST John Winters via GLLUG wrote:
> On 17/06/2019 17:31, Chris Bell via GLLUG wrote:
> > On Monday, 17 June 2019 17:11:56 BST Martin A. Brooks via GLLUG wrote:
> >> On 2019-06-17 17:04, Chris Bell via GLLUG wrote:
> >>> I am able to ssh in from another local box, su to root, but am then
> >>> unable to
> >>> use the standard "shutdown" command.
> >> What do you mean by "unable"?
> >> What command did you type? What result did you get? How did this
> >> differ from your expectations?
> > I totally re-installed buster from scratch to guarantee that there was
> > nothing else affecting the problem, then
> > In each case where it failed:
> > su and login with the root password, then
> To repeat Martin's question - what command *exactly* did you type to
> effect the su? Did you type "su" or "su -"?
> Having got a root prompt, what does the following command produce?
> echo $PATH
>From a ssh connection, su [return] then enter the root password
> Likewise, if you log in as root from the console, what does that command
Identical to the above when I open a konsole and su [return] then enter the
but when I use ctrl+alt+F1 and login as root the result is
so more sensible
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