-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Andy Greenwood wrote: > I don't know what you mean by kernel errors on boot, but you can > recover your root password by booting into single user mode and then > running passwd. > > On 5/26/06, Polina Mnouskina <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> Hello. >> >> I am working for the company, that is using FreeBSD on the server >> mashins. At the moment we have two problems: First, one of the >> mashins give no kernael error on the boot. Second, we have lost our >> root password to the second one. Is there a way to fix any of this two >> problems without reinstaling the system. >> >> Please, answer asap. Any help (free or paid) will be highly >> appriciated. >> >> >> --------------------------------- >> New Yahoo! Messenger with Voice. Call regular phones from your PC and >> save big. >> _______________________________________________ >> email@example.com mailing list >> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions >> To unsubscribe, send any mail to >> "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" >> > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > >
Unless single user mode is set to insecure, in which case that wouldn't recover the password. You could always use a different bootCD and chroot into the FreeBSD system, then change the password. Or bootCD and remove the root password hash from /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow - -- This email address has expired. Please contact me for my new address. Please obtain my pgp public key from pgp.mit.edu before sending me any private mail, otherwise your email will likely be filtered incorrectly and possibly junked. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.3 (FreeBSD) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFEd1dC0JHtFv5fxW8RAnmQAJ9gLHzDBvXSQ1zvVa5I6Ci98dxOnACeNXPU E2/n34T7MKwDsv8P8bmzrDg= =2bpV -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"