forgot root password!!

Sean Neakums sneakums at
Sun Aug 19 06:01:05 EST 2001

begin Mohan quotation:

> I forgot the root password ..i'm using red hat 6.2 , i know you can
> enter at LILO: .. but iam not sure of the command can any one help..

Assuming your LILO image name is "linux", entering:

linux init=/bin/bash

at the LILO prompt should bring you to a root shell.  I've never tried
this, so YMMV.

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