PDA

View Full Version : forget root password



cmigroup
27-Nov-2013, 01:13
I'm running SLED 11 SP1 and i have forgotten the root's password, how to refind it or/and reset the password...


Thanks

malcolmlewis
27-Nov-2013, 02:07
On Wed 27 Nov 2013 12:14:02 AM CST, cmigroup wrote:


I'm running SLED 11 SP1 and i have forgotten the root's password, how
to refind it or/and reset the password...


Thanks




Hi
At the boot screen (grub) in the options field enter;


init=/bin/bash

This should get you to the root prompt #, run the command;


passwd

This will reset, then reboot the system.

--
Cheers Malcolm °¿° SUSE Knowledge Partner (Linux Counter #276890)
SLED 11 SP3 (x86_64) GNOME 2.28.0 Kernel 3.0.101-0.8-default
If you find this post helpful and are logged into the web interface,
please show your appreciation and click on the star below... Thanks!