Apache Web-Serving with Mac OS X, Part 4
Subject:   Operation not permitted
Date:   2002-02-25 14:56:57
From:   adamsdv
Response to: Operation not permitted

Thanks, but the problem persists.

I type "su root", the computer replies with "Password:" I enter the password (no question that it is the one I installed OS X with, and it is the same one that I login with) the computer replies "Sorry"

Any Ideas?

P.S. I'd tried the sudo thing, but it didn't appear to work, but when I executed the sudo chown... command listed in your response, it did, and I could then modify the httpd.conf file. Hey, now I own it. I'm at a loss as to why I can't SU then just chown ... (perhaps also of interest, I can login with my OS X short user name, but If I try to login as root (from a shell), after the password prompt, it says "root login refused on this terminal." I'm not really a UNIX person so is there something wrong or just something I don't understand?

Thanks again, and the Series is really as thoroughly excellent as O'Reilly's books have been. Kudos!

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  1. Operation not permitted
    2002-02-27 23:50:43  dredjohn [View]

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