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Re: New indy problems

To: nick@ns.snowman.net
Subject: Re: New indy problems
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Thu, 25 May 2000 10:25:27 +0200
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.05.10005242126570.19874-100000@ns.snowman.net>; from nick@ns.snowman.net on Wed, May 24, 2000 at 09:29:36PM -0400
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On Wed, May 24, 2000 at 09:29:36PM -0400, nick@ns.snowman.net wrote:
> 
> Hi, is there any way for me to reset the root password on an indy?  I
> bought an indy cheap from a liquidator, and have no way to get the root
> password.  I can probably set it up, and then rsh into it from a "trusted
> host" (I own the network it's now on, and I could cat it's /.rhosts), but
> that would take alot of effort.  All I need is to make one little change
> to the FS from SASH or bootprom.

The indigo2 has a jumper onboard to "erase" the nvram setting (I multiple
times accidently changes the console setting)

Flo
-- 
Florian Lohoff          flo@rfc822.org                  +49-subject-2-change
"Technology is a constant battle between manufacturers producing bigger and
more idiot-proof systems and nature producing bigger and better idiots."


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