On Fri, 2008-10-31 at 07:09 -0700, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 06:59:04PM +0530, Pramod Dematagoda wrote:
> > But now I've faced a big problem, I can no longer seem to login to the
> > root account where whenever I supply the proper credentials to the login
> > screen, I always get thrown back to the login screen. This started
> > happening after I installed D-bus and HAL through the FreeBSD ports
> > which were built upon Xorg 1.5.1 which I had built myself previously, so
> > I am wondering if something I did may have caused the problem.
> Reboot the machine and at the FreeBSD beastie/loader menu, hit "4" to
> boot into single-user mode. Once there, do:
> # mount -a
> # mount -o rw -u /
> # passwd root
> And change the password. "reboot" and you should be good to go.
Thanks for looking into the problem, but unfortunately your solution did
not work, I changed the root password to something else, however I still
cannot login to root once I boot FreeBSD normally.
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