clues if your Alpha uses VMS https://www.vintagecomputer.net/browse_thread.cfm?id=610
Clues if DEC UNIX https://www.vintagecomputer.net/browse_thread.cfm?id=679 b On Wed, May 18, 2022 at 1:45 PM Craig Ruff via cctech <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > > > On May 18, 2022, at 11:00, cctech-requ...@classiccmp.org wrote: > > > > Got my Alphastation to boot but i can?t logon because i don?t the > > administrator password? Any ideas on how to get past that? > > It depends on the OS installed. For Unix-style OS you need to figure out the > single user boot mode, which may mean passing "-s" or "single" in the boot > arguments from the ROM. For VMS, if I recall correctly, you set the boot R5 > register to 1. Then obviously the reset of the administrator user password is > also OS dependent.