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Old 07-05-2009, 09:09 AM   #1
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Overriding/Changing Root Pwd for Mandrake 4.0 with Lilo

Hi All,

I have Mandrake 4.0 on my P IV machine. But i have lost both my root and user passwords. Now i need to reset my root password so that in future i can mount CDs.

Any Help ?



Last edited by Rohi; 07-05-2009 at 09:11 AM.
Old 07-05-2009, 10:07 AM   #2
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What is Mandrake 4.0? I think, Mandrake (which is now Mandriva) started in 1998 with version 5.1. I can only find some Mandrake Corporate Server 4.0 in Google...

In general, to restore root password, you boot in the single user mode and run the passwd command.


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