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Old 01-11-2005, 02:50 AM   #1
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lost grub password ?

how do i recover, i have lost my grub password. quick ?
Old 01-11-2005, 03:22 AM   #2
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Using Knoppix, edit the grub.conf and remove the password. Then, reset it.


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