ntdll: add a warning about running wine as root (resend)
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Mon Feb 9 10:29:19 CST 2009
On Mon, 9 Feb 2009 07:35:20 -0700 (GMT-07:00)
James Mckenzie <jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Yes, there are legit reasons to run as root, one of them is the now famous ICMP 'Ping' unavailability issue in Linux. Experts know about this and how to work around it. Newbies, used to Windows and how it works, just figure that this is restricted to administrators, and switch to root to get around it. The proper command, as I have learned through years of UNIX administration, is 'su -' but newbies don't know this and most just use 'su'.
Can you point me at a guide for using ICMP 'Ping' without root?
Sorry for being a noob.
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