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Re: My NEC VR4000's

To: drachen@netexpress.net (David Hinkle)
Subject: Re: My NEC VR4000's
From: alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox)
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 1998 18:11:15 +0000 (GMT)
Cc: kbob@jogger-egg.engr.sgi.com, linux-mips@fnet.fr, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <34C23ACA.83E2E39C@netexpress.net> from "David Hinkle" at Jan 18, 98 11:24:27 am
> password....  Bye the way... Is there an easier way to clear the root
> password?    And does anybody know what filesystem IRIX uses?

If its running Irix < 6.4 then read bugtraq archives for about 100,000 ways
to break root on your machine  8)

The best general scheme on a remote box is to stuff the disk into a machine
and without mounting it replace any disk block starting root:........:dfgkd
with your own password string. 


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