Subject: Re: Password?
From: Howard Shere (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Feb 25 2001 - 15:14:41 MST
>> >> pwdb: another process has locked resource
>> >> when I use the passwd program (after it asks me for the new password and
>> >> asked me to verify the new password)
>> > Then just edit /etc/shadow by hand and delete root's encrypted password.
>> > Then later log in with no password and set it again.
>> No luck. Even tho mount says rw next to the ext2 volume, vi tells me that
>> the file system is mounted read only so I can't modify the shadow file.
> Then first remount the disk rw, then edit the file.
I am trying to do this, but I haven't figured out the right mount commands
> If all else fails, you can use init=/bin/bash.
That is how I got to single user mode and that is where I am getting the
errors. Is there another way to get to single user mode?
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