On Tue, 07 Oct 2003 19:49:32 +0000
DanB <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Is there other way to change the root password that been lost
> without shutting down the computer.

Take a look at:
Dru's Cracking Passwords to Enhance Security
http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/bsd/2001/01/24/FreeBSD_Basics.html
It might work.

(
UNtested:
/var/backups/master.passwd.bak
should contain the old passwords and, with
pwd_mkdb master.passwd.bak should regenerate the old password databases.
But first backup and READ
PWD_MKDB(8)

)


-- 
IOnut
FreeBSD unregistered ;) user
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