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Operating Systems Solaris Disabled keystroke at the log-in menu
# 8  
Old 10-18-2009
Reinstalled as in upgrade/update? The password for root will be the old one.

If that doesn't work, then try booting from the cd/dvd. Then mount the root partition and edit /etc/shadow to remove the password.
# 9  
Old 10-18-2009
I deleted the partition and created a new. Then I installed Solarius all over again with no luck.
# 10  
Old 10-18-2009
if you do a new install, you will be asked to enter a password for "root". if you don't enter anything there, your password is maybe empty.
# 11  
Old 10-18-2009
I have troubleshooted this by hitting the caps-lock key, then entering a password configured in the installation menu. This was difficult to identify as my wireless keyboard does not have a caps-lock indicator on. Looks like many users are experiencing this issue at forums.sun.com.
# 12  
Old 10-19-2009
Having "ROOT" being displayed instead of "root" should have help you to understand the issue. Trickier issues happen when your keyboard layout isn't the one the OS thinks.

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