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Re: Password problems



On Sat, Feb 03, 2001 at 10:02:23PM -0500, Keith & Cecile Schooley wrote:
> This is going to sound like an asinine problem, but here goes ...
> 
> My machine seems to have forgotten my password.
> 
> Yes, I said my machine.  Not me.  I've had it burned into my consciousness,
> through booting up about a hundred times (successfully) today.
> 
> I finally got a problem with getting my video card recognized, but when I
> tried to log back in, I couldn't get in either by my user name or as root.
> 
> Any suggestions on why this would happen?
> 
> Is there any possible way to deal with this, other than to reinstall the
> whole system?
> 
> Grace and peace,

    I've had that happen with xdm before, and it was fine after a reboot. Is
it xdm? Can you get into a virtual terminal?

    Mike

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