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Re: Linux on SNI RM300E ?

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Subject: Re: Linux on SNI RM300E ?
From: Jan-Benedict Glaw <jbglaw@lug-owl.de>
Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2004 12:45:52 +0200
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On Tue, 2004-07-06 03:41:17 -0800, Thomas Kunze <thomas.kunze@xmail.net>
wrote in message <1089110477.40ea81cd8e976@www.x-mail.net>:
> >  Do you have an originas OS (SINIX ?) supplied with this server ?
> > Try a `file` GNU utility:
> > $ file <ANY_BINARIES_FROM_THE_ORIGINAL_OS>
> > or
> > $ file <KERNEL_IMAGE_FROM_THE_ORIGINAL_OS>
> > 
> >  Some modern loaders requires ELF binaries (not COFF) so you should
> > know a full binary file format to load (ELF/COFF/little/bigendian).
> 
> yepp, sinix reliant 5.44 is installed and boots up. BUT, i have no login no 
> password.
> and the previous owner can't remember any login or password. also, i don't 
> have any
> orig. CD's for the RM300E. it seems that the machine is running in bigendian 
> mode.

I don't know what filesystem Sinix used, maybe you can rip off the
disks and attach them to any other Linux box. Possibly you can mount the
filesystem(s), but even if not, you can use a hex editor to zero out
root's password on the raw disk :-)

MfG, JBG

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