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Old 09-30-2004, 06:31 PM   #1
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resetting th root password on rh9


hi i have a rh9 machine and it is setup for workstation. how can i reset the root password. some retard reset my password. i need help,
thanks
 
Old 09-30-2004, 06:36 PM   #2
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No offense meant, but if others can reset your root
password that makes YOU the retard.

That said:

Boot into single mode (on the boot loaders prompt add
single as a parameter to the kernel) ... depending on the
distro you may find yourself logged in as root, and can
easily passwd ...

If that fails it's a bit more complicated... :)



Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 09-30-2004, 06:41 PM   #3
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surry that didnt help
 
Old 09-30-2004, 07:20 PM   #4
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Old 09-30-2004, 07:21 PM   #5
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http://www.desktop-linux.net/root-password.htm

this is a bit more specific in the instructions.

edit: well, do tink's after trying this as i have a feeling you didn't do something right.

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