Root account GONE
David M. Carney
carney1979 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 7 19:42:53 UTC 2004
On Sun, 07 Nov 2004 20:28:52 +0100, Dennis Kaarsemaker
<dennis at kaarsemaker.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-11-07 at 14:24 -0500, Travis Newman wrote:
> > Yes, they're both there. root is nowhere to be found in /etc/passwd,
> > and
> > I have no access to /etc/shadow, but they're there.
> That's bad. Try booting into single user mode, you should automatically
> be root when you do that. If that works, try adding root again. If this
> fails I thin you are screwed, but there may be other options I don't
> know (I am no linux guru).
> Dennis K.
> And that's the way the cookie crumbles!
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