[rescue] So, I'm bringing up my E3000....
ssandau at gwi.net
Tue Apr 6 11:44:37 CDT 2004
>>>I can get a console installer OK. What I want right now is
>>>just a shell to do some checking and testing. (I tried to
>>>just boot -s, but I seem to be unable to remember the root
>>>password for the machine.)
>>Oh fudge, I get it - you are trying to open a shell *without* booting
>>into the GUI installer...
>>Argh - I always boot GUI installer, then right-click and open a
>>terminal session, and do what you need to do... But if you are in a
>>console session, I don't know how to open *another* session...
> Hm. That's a thought. Hadn't occurred to me to do that. (Yes, there
> is a framebuffer installed.)
> And yes, that let me blow away the root password. Good call. Now I can
> figure out what's wrong .... or maybe just blow everything away
> (there's nothing currently on the machine that I need) and reinstall
> from scratch anyway.
I thought the commmand was
boot cdrom -s
to boot off the install/software 1 disk...
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