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Re: single user mode

> During the boot process the system stops and queries the user for
> a password.  This happens when checking root (/dev/hda3 check forced... 
> and root is mounted read-only. 
> Aparently, the root file system has been corrupted as it contains an 
> unattached inode. My question: what is the password? It won't accept the 
> root password at this point.

If shadow passwords have been fouled up, the correct password may be none at 
> Would a better approach be to boot off the Rescue disk to run fsck?k

If this doesn't work, I don't think you have a choice.


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