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Old 08-22-2008, 06:18 PM   #1
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Commented out the root account in /etc/passwd


Like a moron I commented out the root account in /etc/passwd and now of course I can't get back in to uncomment it. The problem is that I did this on a virtual machine (vmware) and now I'm lost as to how to mount the file system using knoppix live cd? It's not a physical drive being used for the vmware, but a virtual one.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
 
Old 08-22-2008, 07:17 PM   #2
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Single User mode? you should be able to edit the file using single user mode.
 
Old 08-22-2008, 09:12 PM   #3
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Single User mode? you should be able to edit the file using single user mode.
Thanks I got it.
 
  


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