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Old 08-19-2008, 09:46 AM   #1
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Talking Linux Compressed ROM file data ??


hi to all .
i have a satellite receiver that i bought couple a days ago . and it run on linux.

but the thing is . it has a locked Root password which i need to access to get the Web interface running on it.

now i have a file.img , which is a backup image of my receiver ..

can i mount it on my Linux system ?????? and check the content ???

......
when i run
$ file file.img
file.img : Linux Compressed ROM file data


thankx in advance.
 
Old 08-19-2008, 11:12 AM   #2
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Even if you manage to get the Compressed ROM filesystem mounted using something like Cromfs: Compressed ROM filesystem for Linux, what makes you think it will contain the root password in plaintext?

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Old 08-19-2008, 11:30 AM   #3
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Even if you manage to get the Compressed ROM filesystem mounted using something like Cromfs: Compressed ROM filesystem for Linux, what makes you think it will contain the root password in plaintext?

--- rod.
the thing is . that its not Cromfs image anyways ..

i was just worndering if i can mount this image or atleast access it some how that it ...
 
Old 08-19-2008, 01:20 PM   #4
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i dont have an answer to your q, but can I just ask - satellite receiver FOR what? TV?
 
Old 08-19-2008, 04:23 PM   #5
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i dont have an answer to your q, but can I just ask - satellite receiver FOR what? TV?
yes its for TV ,,,

now the thing is . when i scan the ports . i could see all the open ones,,,
and some other that are not really usefull .

the hole reason behind this is to get the root password , so i could access the web interface and manage files. thats it .

i have a copy of the /etc/passwd , i dont know if that would help ..

thanx for the answer
 
Old 08-19-2008, 05:38 PM   #6
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You cannot punctuate or use capitals:
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yes its for TV ,,,
You certainly cannot spell:
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the hole reason behind this is...
But you want us to help you hack your commercial device?

I don't think I can help you.

Did you read the LQ rules: http://www.linuxquestions.org/linux/rules.html ?
 
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