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Oops.  Well I would have remembered that when I was ready to
access the partition...  ;-)

-- Rod

On Monday 26 August 2002 03:55 pm, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> 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).   :)
> pete

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