[CentOS] Newby- New install forgot Login - pwd

Ron Blizzard rb4centos at gmail.com
Sat Apr 4 01:14:24 UTC 2009


On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 7:00 PM, Joseph L. Casale
<JCasale at activenetwerx.com>wrote:

> >How in earth can I get myself out of this??
>
> Press the power button once quicly and let it reboot. At
> the grub timer countdown hit esc. Press e to edit, move
> the cursor down to the middle line and press e, add a " s"
> on the end, press b to boot.
>
> Once you're at a prompt, type passwd, then read.
>
> Reboot...
> _______________________________________
>

Which is why I should password protect grub on my desktop -- have done so
now on my laptop.

--
RonB -- using CentOS 5.3
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