Re: Possibly O.T. but need help
Nah. The better question is do they have the CD? Of course, you
can download for free the Solaris 8.1 CD images from Sun's web site
and burn your own. Virtually all Ultra5s have a CDROM drive,
although I suppose it's possible someone took it off.
Patrick Morris wrote:
> This is assuming, of course, there's a CD-ROM on the box. We haven't really
> been given a whole lot of information about it at this point, which makes some
> of the questions very hard to answer.
> Kurt Mosiejczuk wrote:
> > On Thu, 4 Oct 2001, Jean-Paul Blaquiere wrote:
> > > not if it's solaris. you can't even pass an init=/bin/sh and get in
> > > without a password :(
> > > solaris is a bugger to get into without the root password.
> > Provided they haven't set a password in the PROM, you can easily get
> > in by booting single user off of a CD.
> > 'boot cdrom -s'
> > It won't ask you for a password and you can mount the root filesystem and
> > delete the root password.
> > --Kurt
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