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Re: log on and password

Bill Worden wrote:
> A friend of mine inherited a Hitachi VisionBook Plus 5000 notebook computer
> with Debian GNU/Linux (Infinity) installed.  Is there a "generic" Logon and
> password that will work with this?  The "correct" Logon and password are
> unknown.

There is no such thing.  Upon installation you are asked to provide a
root password and you are asked to create a user account.

The easiest way to get access to the installed system is by booting
a Knoppix variant and erasing the root password.



Long noun chains don't automatically imply security.  -- Bruce Schneier

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