[ILUG] root password has changed - how do I reset it?
steve at steveryan.org
Wed Oct 2 15:37:03 IST 2002
On Wednesday 02 October 2002 15:29, John Madden wrote:
> On (02/10/02 15:19), steve ryan didst pronounce:
> > I need to reset the password but I'm not sure exactly how to do this.
> > I've read a few things from googling but I was wondering if you guys have
> > any tips on how to do this?
> Easiest way is just to boot into single user mode and change it normally
> I'd also be suspect of being logged out and having a root password
> changed -- was the computer connected to any network or the internet??
Hmm... my PC is connected to the internet but it's behind a firewall... so I dunno. It is quite
strange though, but I'm hoping (!!) it's just some weird coincidence!
Thanks everyone for your help ;)
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