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Re: Root Password

To: brett <brett@madhouse.org>
Subject: Re: Root Password
From: "Todd M. Shrider" <tshrider@kascope.com>
Date: Sat, 21 Aug 1999 12:27:44 -0500 (EST)
Cc: William Holmes <palsoft@earthlink.net>, Linux <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.96.990821150833.20173A-100000@caligula.madhouse.org>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
hehe... well, that will work to, I guess... :-)


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Todd M. Shrider                 Coder Emeritus
Kaleidoscope Inc.               The Diner Inc.
tshrider@kascope.com            (317)581-6378

       I degaussed my girlfriend and I'm 
       just not attracted to her anymore. 

On Sat, 21 Aug 1999, brett wrote:

> not having a system cd for an old Indigo I went over to rootshell.com and
> got a root exploit for the system.
> 
> b
> 
> 
> 
> On Sat, 21 Aug 1999, Todd M. Shrider wrote:
> 
> > 
> > You'll need the system cd's, or at least the first cd, to reset the root
> > passwd. When the system starts, press escape to go into the maintenance
> > menu and then choose install system software. (Were not actually going to
> > install the system software). At the meno choose Administration (opetion
> > 13 I believe) and then type chroot
> > 
> > This will put you at a prompt so you can type passwd and give a new root
> > passwd. As far as I know this is the only way to change things...
> > 
> > 
> > --
> > Todd M. Shrider                     Coder Emeritus
> > Kaleidoscope Inc.           The Diner Inc.
> > tshrider@kascope.com                (317)581-6378
> > 
> >        I degaussed my girlfriend and I'm 
> >        just not attracted to her anymore. 
> > 
> > On Sat, 21 Aug 1999, William Holmes wrote:
> > 
> > > I just got a O2 system and the root password is set and I have no idea 
> > > what it is. System runnig fine with IRIX 6.3 but no CD'S. I know this 
> > > doesn't have any thing to do with LINUX but can some one help?
> > > 
> > > Thanks In Advance
> > > 
> > > William Holmes
> > > 
> > 
> > 
> 

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