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Re: how to change root passwd (if forgotten)

On 11/08/11 19:46, Walter Hurry wrote:
On Thu, 11 Aug 2011 10:23:17 -0400, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:

On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 11:25 AM, abdelkader belahcene
<abelahcene@gmail.com>  wrote:
I ve forgotten my root passwd on centos 6 (red hat based),

I tried to change it as I used in debian (in debian it works perfectly)
, that is:


All the responses (except one) have me mystified. Why can't OP just boot
into single user mode?

Because you need the root password to enter single user mode?


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