lost root password on a raid-1 geom mirror

Norberto Meijome freebsd at meijome.net
Wed Apr 12 05:17:30 UTC 2006

On Tue, 11 Apr 2006 19:52:20 +0300
Petre Bandac <petre at kgb.ro> wrote:

> > have you tried using the install disk -> fixit -> load the
> > geom_mirror module by hand and then mounting the devices? 
> > 
> > or take the disks to another box which has geom_mirror built into
> > and modify that way.
> > Beto
> it happened as follows - fresh install (following the onlamp.com
> howto); kernel recompile with all that needs, reboot, test, put the
> box aside for 3 weeks (while forgetting root password - stupid, yes),
> try to login (and obviously fail)

ok... I dont' see why can't you enter into fixit mode and clear the
password for root....

OR simply select 'single user' (option #4) at the boot prompt ? 

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