It's "boot -s" and then you can passwd root Sincerely,
Scott Kupferschmidt ISPrime, Inc. 866.502.4678 ext. 3 AIM: Scott ISPrime - ICQ: 174337249 On Sat, 31 Jan 2004, Patrick Wilcox wrote: > I loaded FreeBSD on one of my old PCs a few years ago. > I wanted to start using it again, but I can't > remember what the root password was. I'm sure I used > the default, but I tried hitting enter and using > "password", "root", "r00t", "sysadmin", "admin" and a > few others to no avail. > > Can anyone tell me some others to try? > > Alternately, I tried logging into the box in > single-user mode to change it. However, when I got to > the boot: prompt and typed -s, it proceeded to do a > normal boot. > > I'm not exactly sure which verion I have, but the book > was The complete FreeBSD 3rd edition and the CDs are > dated June 2000. > > Any tips would be most appreciated, > Pat Wilcox > > __________________________________ > Do you Yahoo!? > Yahoo! SiteBuilder - Free web site building tool. Try it! > http://webhosting.yahoo.com/ps/sb/ > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"