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

hmmm, sounds like you should to attend my talk to avoid forgetfulness in
the future?  :)

to everyone else, rod is just trying to be a wiseguy.  i know a bunch of
people who don't know this stuff and it's really very useful stuff to
have in your bag of tricks.

it's not easy until after the first time you do it.  don't sweat not
knowing.  if you'd like to see a 10 minute demonstration, just let me

pete (who's hoping that rod didn't just marginalize the newbies into
   not speaking up)

begin Rod Roark <rod@sunsetsystems.com> 
> Oops.  Well I would have remembered that when I was ready to
> access the partition...  ;-)
> -- Rod
>    http://www.sunsetsystems.com/
> On Monday 26 August 2002 03:55 pm, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > begin Rod Roark <rod@sunsetsystems.com>
> >
> > > 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.
> >
> > very funny.   har, har.   :)
> >
> > btw, you forgot to mount the root partition (or remount it as read/write
> > in the case of lnx-bbc).   :)
> >
> > pete
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