On Thursday 04 June 2009 13:32:27 Wojciech Puchar wrote: > > Good day am a new user of of freebsd Os and i forgot my login password, i > > will need an assitance on how to get it changed. > > boot, press 4 at boot loader prompt to get single user. > > after seeing a guestion what to run as a shell (/bin/sh as default) press > enter. > > then >
fsck -p /etc/rc.d/mountcritlocal start > /sbin/mount / ^^^ strike that > /usr/bin/passwd ^^^ won't work if /usr seperate partition and isn't mounted ^^^ will work on root user, which OP doesn't state he lost the password for. /usr/bin/passwd -l username to change for a specific user. -- Mel _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"