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Re: FC6Pre nfs install fails



On Sun, 2006-10-01 at 13:57 -0600, Michal Jaegermann wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 02:02:51PM -0400, Ernest L. Williams Jr. wrote:
> > Okay, I did the following:
> > ==================================================================
> > grub> root (hd0,1)
> >   Filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0x83
> > 
> > grub> kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.18-1.2708.fc6
> >    [Linux-bzImage, setup=0x1e00, size=0x1e6599]
> > 
> > grub> initrd /initrd-2.6.18-1.2708.fc6.img
> >     [Linux-initrd @ 0x37ddc000, 0x213a86 bytes]
> > 
> > grub> boot
> > =================================================================
> > 
> > After booting up, I got a console login.
> 
> Yes, that's the ticket.
> 
> > Now, I need to reset the root password.  Can I do this
> > from grub as well?
> 
> No, you cannot.  But you can, as it was suggested before,
> boot in a single-user mode by appending "s", or "1", to your
> "kernel" command and then you can set that password any way
> you want.
> 
> > Ultimately, I need to get back to the rescue CD as I will want to do a
> > fresh install.
> 
> Well, apparently your hardware decided to quit so not before that is
> fixed.  OTOH if you are that far you should be able to install from
> a disk partition (one on which you are _not_ installing).
I managed to get the CDROM drive talking long enough to get an FTP
install started from one of the rawhide mirrors.

Thanks for your help,
Ernest



> 
>    Michal
> 


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