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Old 03-10-2005, 09:47 AM   #1
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Change Root password on Grub 0.94

How to change root password on Fedora Core 2 OS, with Grub 0.94?

Old 03-10-2005, 10:24 AM   #2
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Do you mean the grub is password protected or have you forgotten the root password?
Old 03-10-2005, 10:40 AM   #3
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I forgot root password. Recover through grub
Old 03-10-2005, 10:45 AM   #4
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At the boot menu, highlight the linux entry and type e
highlight the kernel line and type e
go to the end of that line and type init 1 then press the enter key
while on the kernel line type b
That will boot you up to level one ( init 1 ) as root user.
Change the password with the command: passwd
Old 03-10-2005, 10:52 AM   #5
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log in as root, then issue 'passwd' command and follow the prompt.

Good Luck
Old 03-10-2005, 11:09 AM   #6
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I forgot root password.
log in as root...
Sorry, just kidding!


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