On Wed, 2 Oct 2002 15:19:58 +0100
steve ryan <steve at steveryan.org> wrote:
> Hi Guys,
>> Hope someone can help me with this.
>> For some reason my PC was back at the login prompt this morning -
> probably due to a power outtage. As a result my root password is not
> working anymore. Yup, this is strange but I have no other explanation
> for it.
This is probably a red herring but before resetting your password you
might like to check that it isn't your keyboard mapping that has
changed, if you use non alphanumeric characters in your password. It
happened to me once - couldn't su or ssh to any boxes from my X
session, and I was a very worried camper until I realised what had
>> I need to reset the password but I'm not sure exactly how to do this.
> I've read a few things from googling but I was wondering if you guys
> have any tips on how to do this?
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