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Old 07-17-2003, 09:52 AM   #1
simquest
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recover root passwd


I want to start on a startup disk, mount the system partition, change the root password and reboot. But I dont have a boot disk. Have you url to download the boot disk, or prodedure ?

 
Old 07-17-2003, 10:11 AM   #2
Mathieu
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Boot Disk:

Tom's Root Boot
http://www.toms.net/rb/

Pocket Linux
http://www.pocket-lnx.org/

Or

You can boot Linux in RunLevel 1 through your Boot Loader.
GRUB or Lilo ?
 
  


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