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Re: [vox] Speaker needed for Sept. 16th meeting

On Monday 26 August 2002 03:32 pm, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> ...
> also, i thought of two good mini-talks:
>    1. how to change the root password when you've forgotten what the
>       root password is.

Boot rescue disk; remove root's encrypted password from
/etc/shadow; reboot and login as root with no password;
run passwd.

>    2. how to unhose your system when you need to rerun lilo

Boot rescue disk; run lilo with appropriate parameters.

> if there's any interest in of this, speak up.

Then we all go bowling?  ;-)

Sorry, can't resist giving Pete a hard time...

-- Rod

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