[plug] apologies, real n00b question.

William Kenworthy billk at iinet.net.au
Thu Dec 8 20:43:38 WST 2005

to get the environment

su - root (or just su -)
su - username
su - -c command (to run a command as root with roots environment


On Thu, 2005-12-08 at 20:17 +0800, Richard Meyer wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-12-08 at 16:53 +0800, Timothy White wrote:
> >...
> I think waht the problem was is I was signed on as my normal Id - say
> "richard", and had "su"ed to root for the install, and again to db2inst1
> for the "first steps" (but since the whole session was still owned by
> "richard" - permissions problems.
> > 

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