Subject: Re: Password?
From: Howard Shere (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Feb 25 2001 - 15:40:26 MST
>> >> 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
> mount -o remount,rw /
That worked and I changed the shadow file...that worked...THANKS!
>> > 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
I tried this first, but I got an error saying that single was not
recognized. I must not know the right seperator chars for that...
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