not having a system cd for an old Indigo I went over to rootshell.com and
got a root exploit for the system.
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
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> 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