[CentOS] Newby- New install forgot Login - pwd

Frank Thommen frank.thommen at embl-heidelberg.de
Sat Apr 4 14:30:17 UTC 2009


Joseph L. Casale wrote:
>> Which is why I should password protect grub on my desktop -- have done so now on my laptop.
> 
> Don't bother, that's the dumbest feature I ever saw. You can edit the password out of the grub
> line to...

I think that shouldn't be?

http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/grub.html#password;

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13.2.10 password
— Command: password [--md5] passwd [new-config-file]

     If used in the first section of a menu file, disable all 
interactive editing control (menu entry editor and command-line) and 
entries protected by the command lock. [...]
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frank


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