On Tue, Jun 27, 2000 at 10:47:11PM +0100, Niall O Broin articulated:
> > I have physical asccess to the box and so tried to type "linux single" at
> > the LILO prompt but it times out before I get a chance to type the whole
> > thing. Is there any other way I would be able to change the password?
We had something similair recently in college. Just to add what I learnt
from my experiences:
LILO:linux single required root password before giving bash prompt, so it
was pretty useless.
LILO:linux init=/bin/sh let us in, but / was mounted as read only, so no
editing could be done, so at the prompt, typing:
mount -oremount,rw /
Let me do anything I wanted.
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