Re: forgot root password on head- and keyboardless machine *blush*
* Ralf G. R. Bergs (rabe@RWTH-Aachen.DE) spake thusly:
> On Tue, 21 Aug 2001 11:45:14 -0700, Jason Majors wrote:
> >> Even if you HAD a keyboard that fits you would SURELY kill your machine by
> >> plugging it in (smash the keyboard-controller's fuse, if it has one, or even
> >> blow the controller itself.)
> >No...I do this all the time whenever I need to boot my firewall or my server,
> >both of which run without keyboards most of the time.
> Then you have probably just been lucky all the time. :-)
> Seriously, I've seen LOTS of fuses blow by just hot-plugging the keyboard. I
> don't know whether modern boards are more robust with this respect, but I doubt
*boggle* That must have been an etherkiller reborn as a keyboard...
Dima (no, I have _never_ seen a blown keyboard fuse)
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