On Friday 31 October 2008 15:53:23 Pramod Dematagoda wrote: > 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. > > Hey Jeremy, > > 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.
There should be in indication in /var/log/messages or /var/log/auth.log. -- Mel Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules and never get to the software part. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"