Confused! (Was: Re: [rescue] Resurrecting an IBM RS/6000 model 590)

Patrick Finnegan pat at
Sun Feb 15 16:29:34 CST 2004

On Sunday 15 February 2004 17:25, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Feb 2004, Mauricio wrote:
> > 	Ok, I am completely confused.  Here is the output of the
> > console after I booted the 590 up with the key in the diagnostics
> > mode.  How do I get to the password reset thingie
> Single user mode

I'm 99% sure it'll make you log in as root for "single user mode".  You 
need to find install media for AIX in order to reset the root password.  
AIX 4.3.x and 5.1 usually pops up on ebay for reasonable prices.

Purdue University ITAP/RCS
Information Technology at Purdue
Research Computing and Storage

More information about the rescue mailing list