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Author Topic: root password (solved)  (Read 922 times)

overthere

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root password (solved)
« on: May 11, 2010, 08:37:59 pm »

Hi All

I have booted vl5.9 std today...a favorite for me..I had no issue with user login and use..but for some reason my root password is no longer valid. I also notice I am running hal...I attempted to open vasmcc to switch to vlhot when I realized the password was not working, outside a reinstall is it possible to access vasmcc and change the root password...?????

The system is not networked or used online..but I do have several recover type linux that could access the hd files.

any ideas..

Thanks

« Last Edit: May 12, 2010, 03:05:07 pm by overthere »
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retired1af

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Re: root password
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2010, 06:35:49 am »

Not sure if this will work, as I've never tried it.

http://linux.about.com/od/linux101/l/blnewbie3_2_3.htm
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overthere

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Re: root password
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2010, 03:02:28 pm »

Hey...thanks for the link...interesting..the more I learn I find how little I really know..but in the process I did remember my password..spelling correctly may help me in the future..lol..and as usual there is always something more to learn.

THANKS
cheers
« Last Edit: May 12, 2010, 03:04:51 pm by overthere »
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