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Old 06-24-2009, 06:34 PM   #1
manu2409
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I can Start my Linux on Rescue Mode


Hi Everybody

I have a Suse Linux 10.1 and i want to reset my root's password, but i cant go to the Rescue mode and type single....

When i restart the server it boots automatically and i do not know what to press....

when it start shows this message:

cnf: /boot/grub/menu.lst

Please I will really apreciate your help.

Thanks
 
Old 06-24-2009, 06:43 PM   #2
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Do you have a "rescue CD" - there's generally no "F8" option like you may be familiar with on Windows.

If you don't have one handy, don't fret...

http://www.novell.com/documentation/...l/ch12s05.html

Is the server able to boot properly? It sounds like it isn't, but I may be misreading.

Last edited by sonnik; 06-24-2009 at 06:45 PM.
 
Old 06-25-2009, 09:50 AM   #3
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Hi Sonnik

Thank you for your answer. As you said, I am not familiar with Linux and also i have not got a rescue CD, does it always has to be done with a RESCUE CD????? Are there any other Option?

Best Regards.
 
Old 06-25-2009, 10:08 AM   #4
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Take a look here
http://www.techtalkz.com/open-source...-password.html
 
  


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