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bushy

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Root Password Fails
« on: July 16, 2012, 05:33:03 pm »
Is there any way to deal with this or do I have to re-install?

uelsk8s

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Re: Root Password Fails
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2012, 06:54:00 pm »
you can boot the installer(or another linux)
mount the partition with the bad pasword
as root chroot to the mounted partition
change the root passwd
reboot

bushy

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Re: Root Password Fails
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2012, 03:52:12 am »
Thanks

macondo

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Re: Root Password Fails
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2012, 05:51:29 am »
Or you could change the root password.
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# passwd
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