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Re: forgot root password on head- and keyboardless machine *blush*



> On Tue, 21 Aug 2001 19:19:34 +0100, Stig Brautaset wrote:
> > I know that this is a solution but I don't have a
> > keyboard. I have a screen I could use, but I really don't
> > want to buy a new keyboard just to do this... (my
> > friends all have ps/2 keyboards, whilst my machine
> > uses the old din-style).
>
> Even if you HAD a keyboard that fits you would SURELY
> kill your machine by hot-plugging it in (smash the
> keyboard-controller's fuse, if it has one, or even blow the
> controller itself.)

This is a valid concern with PS/2 keyboards, but I think it
may not be as much of an issue with the 'old-style' AT
connections.

Hall




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