[rescue] SGI Irix / Indy question

Kevin kevin at mpcf.com
Sat Dec 20 18:08:08 CST 2003

If properly compiled, linux can read EFS and XFS file systems.  Get
to the passwd file or shadow and run it through John.


On Thu, 20 Nov 2003 08:45:43 +0100
Walter Belgers <walter+rescue at belgers.com> wrote:

> brooke wrote:
> > I know I could probably pull the drive, mount it on a box that
> > can read XFS, and edit /etc/passwd. I don't have such a box. I
> > don't even have a bootable IRIX cd.
> That makes it harder. You could put the drive into a PC, and look
> on the raw disk partition for the password file and feed that to a
> password cracker. Or even dd the sector with the encrypted root
> password to a file, edit it to hold a known password, and put it
> back to the disk.
> Walter.
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