strange behaviour on Hardy upgrade

Willy K. Hamra w.hamra1987 at
Sat Jun 6 14:30:12 UTC 2009

Donn wrote:
> On Saturday, 06 June 2009 10:39:40 Lisi Reisz wrote:
>> 3) What can be done about it?  Preferably other than reinstall.  He has no
>> backup.
> Google around for the various ways to bypass the root password. It's something 
> to do with the boot process (GRUB). That process gets you into a command line 
> without needing a password. Then you can set a new password with 'passwd' (see 
> man passwd) and that should get you past some of the problems.
> \d
she needs to add the parameter "single" i think to the kernel parameters
in grub, but then, this parameter exists by default in the "recovery"
option in grub's menu.

Willy K. Hamra
Manager of Hamra Information Systems
Co. Manager of Zeina Computer & Billy Net

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