root password

Rick Moen
Sun, 10 Oct 2004 14:37:29 -0700

Quoting Stephen Schroder (

[Need to reset root password.]

> I can't boot from the Linux floppy disc.

So, boot an LNX-BBC, Debian netinst CDR, Knoppix, or like that.
Mount your regular root filesystem onto /mnt, chroot into that if you
like, and then change the password.

Cheers,                    Facta tua Restitueri ad Status Pristinus Eius.
Rick Moen                       (May your data be restored to            its original pristine condition.)