On Saturday 31 January 2004 18:33, 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.
You have to type "boot -s". > > 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. I'd say 3.3 or 3.4. But that doesn't matter. -Harry > > 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]"