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Re: [vox] Speaker needed for Sept. 16th meeting

begin Rod Roark <rod@sunsetsystems.com> 
> On Monday 26 August 2002 03:32 pm, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > ...
> > also, i thought of two good mini-talks:
> >
> >    1. how to change the root password when you've forgotten what the
> >       root password is.
> Boot rescue disk; remove root's encrypted password from
> /etc/shadow; reboot and login as root with no password;
> run passwd.
> >    2. how to unhose your system when you need to rerun lilo
> Boot rescue disk; run lilo with appropriate parameters.
very funny.   har, har.   :)

btw, you forgot to mount the root partition (or remount it as read/write
in the case of lnx-bbc).   :)

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