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Jonathan Chen jonc at
Sat May 10 16:31:55 PDT 2003

On Sat, May 10, 2003 at 05:03:51PM -0600, Fabio Miranda Hamburger wrote:
> Hi, I installed xdm and enable it in /etc/ttys.
> My system has only a  passwordless root account and I installed xdm and
> when I tried it the n ext boot, now, i cant log in using xfree86 welcome
> screen , it appers a passwordless account cant log in using xdm, and I
> cant switch to a console or terminal because i seegarbage on screen.
> What can i do now to log in my machine?

Reboot your box, boot to single-user mode and set a password for root.
Jonathan Chen <jonc at>
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