How to Reset a Forgotten Root Password

taxman taxman at
Thu Apr 17 05:42:49 PDT 2003

On Wednesday 16 April 2003 11:54 pm, Jamie wrote:
>    Hmmm...maybe I am wrong but I thought you had to remount the '/'
> partition in rw mode also:
> mount -urw /

according to mount(8) -a will mount according to /etc/fstab  so unless you 
have it as ro in fstab, it will get mounted rw with mount -a


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