At Lilo Prompt
<kernel name> init=/sbin/init 1
On Redhat 6 systems boots to single user mode without looking for password
and gives bash prompt
then passwd away
At 15:19 02/10/2002 +0100, steve ryan wrote:
>>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.
>>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?
>>PS: I'm using Red Hat 7.2.
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