[techtalk] Forgotten root password

sara korhonen ceres at intter.net
Mon Feb 28 20:17:30 EST 2000

> Hi All,
> A friend (no, really) has forgotten his RH6.1 root passwd.  In Solaris I
> know how to fix this (boot cdrom -s) but how in RH6.1? Any info would be
> greatly appreciated.

if s/he's using lilo you could try booting to linux -single or linux -s or
init = /bin/bash (did it go like that?).

> Phil


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