[rescue] So, I'm bringing up my E3000....

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Tue Apr 6 13:01:17 CDT 2004

On Tue, Apr 06, 2004 at 06:09:13PM +0100, Dan Williams wrote:
> >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.)
> >
> >
> > 
> >
> with install cd, boot cdrom -s  . Then mount drive and edit /etc/passwd

tried that.  repeatedly.  wouldn't work.  I kept getting dumped into the
damn web start installer.

But it's taken care of now.

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