In reply to AJ McKee's flatulent wordings,
> Hi All sorry for the wayyy off topic post.
>> Okay I am in a bing bad situation at the moment. I have a freeBSD box here
> that I need to logon to. Unfortuantly the previous Sys Admin "forgot" the
> password to the root account. I have console access. (I am sitting right
> beside it) Can anyone advise of a way to get into it (OFF THE LIST PLEASE)
> as I need to get access asap as it just happens to run a very import app for
> a client who is very demanding.
type boot -s at the 2nd stage (maybe 3rd stage, it depends on what
version of FreeBSD you have) of booting to make FreeBSD boot in single
user mode. This gives you a root prompt without needing to type a
password, then mount the root directory writable (mount -w /) and edit
the /etc/passwd file
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