[maemo-users] Sudoers

From: Igor Stoppa igor.stoppa at nokia.com
Date: Fri Aug 10 23:52:29 EEST 2007
On Fri, 2007-08-10 at 16:44 -0400, ext Dr. Nicholas Shaw wrote:
> Ok, not finding the warnings until AFTER I screwed up, is there any
> way to repair /etc/sudoers without reflashing?  
> In trying to run a program that required root, I "sudo gainroot" and
> ran the program; however, the program didn't run properly so I changed
> the permissions from 440 to 660 on sudoers, added an entry and all was
> good.  EXCEPT I didn't change the permissions back.  Duh.
> Now, of course, after logging out of root, I can't log back in as root
> and 'Application Manager' doesnt work.
> I'm prepared to flash but would rather not.  I have a current backup
> but I have numerous programs and reloading them will be a royal pain.
> Thanks in advance for any suggestions/recommendations.  Again, I'm
> prepared for the, "you're screwed, dude - reflash."  Hopefully it
> won't come to that...
> Thanks,
> Nick.

ssh root at localhost ?

Cheers, Igor

Igor Stoppa <igor.stoppa at nokia.com>
(Nokia Multimedia - CP - OSSO / Helsinki, Finland)

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