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Re: Cannot open files with C-x C-f /su::/path/to/file

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: Cannot open files with C-x C-f /su::/path/to/file
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 22:28:50 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

"Tassilo Horn" <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,


> I use tramp-2.0.45 (the one bundled with CVS Emacs). I can open files on
> remote machines with the ssh method.
> But when I make C-x C-f /su::/some/file I am prompted for a password. I
> type my root password, but when I press return Emacs hangs and does
> nothing. The minibuffer still displays "password: ..........#" where #
> is the prompt.
> The only thing I can do is C-g.
> What can I do? Does the /su: method require a special configuration,
> maybe even of non-emacs tools?

Nothing special for the su method. Please send a bug report via "M-x
tramp-bug". This provides additional information about your
configuration. Also the buffers "*tramp/su address@hidden" and "*debug
tramp/su address@hidden" would be helpfull.

> Thanks in advance,
> Tassilo

Best regards, Michael.

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