Re: Root Password recovery
Quartenoud Francois wrote:
Hi, I have change the root password on a Debian 3.0. I make a mistake
How are you not having success? This should drop you into a shell
prompt, from where you can then mount the / partition and edit
/etc/shadow. You might want to try /bin/bash instead of /bin/sh.
the typing, I cannot retrieve the password.
I try to reboot with typing "linux single" on Lilo, but the system
I try to type "linux init=/bin/sh" on lilo without success.
What can I do? Is there a way to pass thrue? Boot on specific disk or
If you have a Debian installation CD, or a Knoppix/Mepis/etc CD, you can
boot off of that, mount the / partition and edit /etc/shadow.
exploit some bugs (if any).