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help|how to rest my password admin(root)

i have gentoo and i dont know what is my password user admin(root)
how i can to rest my passord?
thanks.
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Suggest you take a look at:
Linux reset forgotten root password
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http://gentoo.linuxhowtos.org/TipsTricks/recover_root_passwd.htm?print=96
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boot from install CD, mount the gentoo filesystem, chroot to that directory, runn passwd.
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