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Using Grub To Change RedHat Linux's Root Password

Aug 05, 2008, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Tremell)

[ Thanks to Mike Golvach for this link. ]

"The course of action I see followed most often is booting from CD, temporarily mounting the physical root drive, and editing /etc/passwd. This is a time-tested solution, and works on pretty much any version of Linux or Unix I've worked with, but I think this way is more fun (and slightly less dangerous). Plus, it saves you a little time..."

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