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Re: Root Password

To: "Todd M. Shrider" <tshrider@kascope.com>
Subject: Re: Root Password
From: brett <brett@madhouse.org>
Date: Sat, 21 Aug 1999 15:09:26 -0700 (PDT)
Cc: William Holmes <palsoft@earthlink.net>, Linux <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.10.9908211617010.1110-100000@vertigo.gndn.org>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
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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