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Old 06-09-2005, 08:58 PM   #1
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Can not log in as root user


I forgot set root ID when installing,so I can not log in as root user.How can I fix the problem?Thanks.
 
Old 06-09-2005, 09:33 PM   #2
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Re: Can not log in as root user

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I forgot set root ID when installing,so I can not log in as root user.How can I fix the problem?Thanks.
Set root id? What? Or are you referring to root's password?

Boot with a rescue cd or floppy, change root's password that way.
 
Old 06-09-2005, 09:46 PM   #3
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Thank you very much.That what I realy meant.
 
Old 06-10-2005, 03:21 AM   #4
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Apparently from this thread, that didn't work. What you'll want to do then, is to restart the system. When you're at the "boot:" prompt, type in:
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This will put the system in Single-user mode and you'll be logged in as root. Type the passwd command to change the password.
 
  


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