Localhost login: root
password: <type your password>
When you type your password, the password is not displayed and you will see nothing as you type. This is meant to be a security feature. So, make sure you type the right password. Check CAPS lock. Password is case sensitive. After you type the password hit ENTER and you shall be at the shell prompt. BTW, you sure you typed the right password and that you remember the password you assigned during installtion ?