[rescue] Challenge L Rescue

Carl R. Friend crfriend at rcn.com
Sat Nov 8 13:38:58 CST 2003

   On Sat, 8 Nov 2003, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:

> OK, the Tandem-badged Challenge L is in the house.  It runs, it boots, etc.
> Its a four-R4.4k processor IP19 with 1.5 GB of main memory:


> And my question is ... what's the best way to crack root on this thing?  I
> have a set of IRIX 6.5 media...

   See if you can boot to a shell on the delivery media and mount
the internal disks and hack /etc/passwd.

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