How to reset root passwd FreeBSdD4.7

Ivailo Tanusheff i.tanusheff at
Thu Jul 14 08:02:05 GMT 2005

This is described in FAQ.
Generally boot in single user mode, go to console and change the password 

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How to reset root passwd FreeBSdD4.7

Hi all,

Is there a way to reset the root passwd without reinstalling FreeBSD 4.7.

Thanks in advance


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