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I have a Sparc system with encapsulated disks.
Because of disk errors I had to replace rootdisk,
I did it with
replacement, vxdctl disable/enable,
After it it the system boot failed, dropped back to the ok> prompt, message was:
The file... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: ggi
We had a Sun Netra T1 go down the other day, the root disk was mirrored using vxvm. Upon boot from either disk, we had the following error appear:
WARNING: Error writing ufs log state
WARNING: ufs log for / changed state to Error
WARNING: Please umount(1M) / and run... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: badoshi
It seems that someone in my organization had changed the root password
on a SCO Openserver 6 box.
Apparently, there are no emergency boot disks. I think they were never
created because there is no floppy drive on the machine. I've tried to
use the Openserver 6 media installations... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: gseyforth
4. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
This is a common question im sure... I bought a RS/6000 Model 240. Aix 4.3.3 loaded. No root password was supplied to me, but I do have the install media (4 disks). I want to drop into maint mode. So I place the cd into the drive, restart the box ( by pressing the power button, since i do not have... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: JoeJohnSmith
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm attempting to blank out the root user password on a machine that we have forgotten the password for. I have been using the advice posted on this site to boot from CDROM in single user mode, then mounting the root slice and editing the /etc/shadow file. Each time I save the shadow file and... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: gonzotonka
wish to know how to access root password it root password is forgotten in linux (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: wojtyla
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We have quite a few threads about this subject. I have collected some of them and arranged them by the OS which is primarily discussed in the thread. That is because the exact procedure depends on the OS involved. What's more, since you often need to interact with the boot process, the... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Perderabo
8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I have recently become the sys adm guy for our unix systems here for my shop. I have a pretty good understanding of the system, but there is just some stuff that I don't know. Right now one of those things is to recover the password for a unix system.
I know that there is a way that you can use... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: GlockCW
9. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I lost my password root !
maybe someone can to help me to log in HP_UX,
i started the server in " Singel - User" and i changed my
password to new password and it`s not working ..
what i must to do ??? (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: yanly
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I've forgotten root password on one of Solaris machines, i searched in forumes to find a similar case but there's no proceudre here to reinintialize root password, cause most of related commands & even single user mode needs root password that i don't have.
Any solution would be helpful.
--rgrds,... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: nikk