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Old 10-27-2008, 06:17 PM   #1
Naba
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Unhappy Cannot logon using root or anyother users


Cannot logon using root or anyother users

Hi All

I am running RedHat Enterprise on my server, we recently had a powerfailure on the machine, now when we boot it up, it loads up to the logon screen but when we try to logon using root or anyother username it dosen't allow,

How can i login to the this server,

Can anyone help

Naba
 
Old 10-27-2008, 06:34 PM   #2
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What error message do you get when you try to log on?

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Old 10-27-2008, 11:51 PM   #3
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It says cannot find users or password
 
Old 10-28-2008, 10:17 PM   #4
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try in single user mode

you can try to login in single-usermode. then you can diagnose what's the problem with it.


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Old 10-29-2008, 01:51 AM   #5
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How do i login using single-usermode
 
Old 10-29-2008, 11:34 AM   #6
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When you boot up and you see the boot options window choose the second line and hit "e" for edit, the add a space and a 1 after then hit "b" to boot. that should put you in single user mode as root.
 
Old 10-29-2008, 11:54 PM   #7
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If you are using GRUB, use the following steps to boot into single-user mode:

[1] Select Red Hat Linux with the version of the kernel that you wish to boot and type e for edit. You will be presented with a list of items in the configuration file for the title you just selected.

[2] Select the line that starts with kernel and type e to edit the line.

[3] Go to the end of the line and type single as a separate word (press the [Spacebar] and then type single). Press [Enter] to exit edit mode.

[4] Back at the GRUB screen, type b to boot into single user mode.


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Old 10-30-2008, 12:27 AM   #8
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Thanks ncsuapex, and thanks all
 
Old 10-30-2008, 11:18 PM   #9
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Thanks so much all i'm in
 
  


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