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Re: Recover Root Password on FC 11 and Missing GRUB Screen



On 01/05/2010 02:15 AM, Hosea Phiri wrote:
> All,
> 
> I have a client who lost root password for his machine running FC 11. I
> made an attempt to recover password by booting in single mode. I am
> familiar with editing the GRUB boot menu and appending "linux single" to
> make the server boot in sigle mode.
> 
> My surprise, the machines boots differently. I noticed one major thing
> that looked different from other versions of Fedora I have used before.
> It does not bring up the Grub menu. It does not even show the services
> startup. It goes straight into login prompt bypassing all other stages
> which I guess run from background.
> 
> Any I dea?
> 
> I am told this has just started after loss of this password. Looking
> forward to your useful tips.
> 
> Hosea
> 
Please do not post in html - read the list guidelines.

You may find that:

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Reset_Forgotten_Root_Password

will help with your problem.

Mikkel
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for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!

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