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gsr_kashyap 02-14-2006 07:16 AM

recover root passwd in hpux
 
hi everyone,
can anyone help me to recover root password in hpunix???
thanks in advance.
kash

scuzzman 02-14-2006 08:26 AM

Well, you can't "recover" it, but you should be able to change it. Linux has a "single-user" mode - does HP-UX have something similar? If so, boot single-user then change the password with 'passwd'.

gsr_kashyap 02-16-2006 01:51 AM

can u tell me step wise
and another problem when i reboot my box the monitor displays out sync range and give s me some range in Htz.

scuzzman 02-16-2006 04:31 AM

To boot into single-user mode in HP-UX: http://www.unixguide.net/hp/faq/8.3.shtml
As for the display problem, I can't help ya there, sorry.

gsr_kashyap 02-17-2006 12:19 AM

thanks for the link but without the display problem not solved i cant do anything.

binay_gupta 02-17-2006 03:47 AM

u are not getting the disply
actually ur screeen resolution has gone high
start ur PC in safe mode
and there go to display properties and
decrease the screen resolution.

Try This
This will do i suppose
and bytheway your monitor is of LG na.
:rolleyes:

gsr_kashyap 03-01-2006 11:58 PM

sorry for the late reply but i have successfully changed the paswd.
another help plz
i am unable to c the logs from /var/adm/wtmp
how do u view the log in a readble fromat any third party tool is welcome
thnx in advance


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