Re: No su?
- Posted by: "Robert Vassar" rvassar@... rvassar
Thu Feb 26, 2009 5:55 pm (PST)
I ran into this recently as well. 6.10. Fixed by adding coreutils.
On Feb 25, 2009, at 9:23 PM, Mike (mwester) wrote:
> allanganderson wrote:
> > Now, 'su' fails to do the expected, and I found it links to
> > which seems to indicate that su is not enabled. From some googling,
> > it would seem it needs to be recompiled.
> > As I'm not sure I want it in the first place, is this in fact
> > necessary? Do I need it, or can I revert to busybox? Was this a
> > feature of the upgrade, or what?
> Unknown where that crept in; since "su" was not enabled in tinylogin,
> the symlink should not actually have been created either.
> It won't work in busybox either, though.
> You'll either need to install a package that contains the full "su"
> binary, if that exists, or just do without the utility. As far as I
> know, you're the first to observe this in all the time since that
> release, which sort of indicates to me that "su" is not a particularly
> important utility on the device in the first place.
> Mike (mwester)
Thanks to all.