Re: Password?

Subject: Re: Password?
From: Hollis R Blanchard (
Date: Sun Feb 25 2001 - 15:20:54 MST

On Sun, 25 Feb 2001, Howard Shere wrote:
> >>
> >> 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
> yet.

mount -o remount,rw /

> > 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?

That's not even single-user mode. Try adding 'single' to your kernel


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