[CentOS] Quesstion on "remote password for maintenance"

John Doe jdmls at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 14 13:20:11 UTC 2013


From: Jerry Geis <geisj at pagestation.com>

> I have a remote "centos 5" box that has no errors on screen,
> has nothing saying anything is wrong, however at boot it
> says "give remote password for maintenance".
> 
> I had my remote person login and issue "e2fsck -y /dev/sda1 and 
> /dev/sda3" for my
> two partitions and reboot and it comes back with the same prompt.
> 
> What maintenace is it wanting????

# cd /sbin/
# grep -i "password for maintenance" *
Binary file sulogin matches

JD



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