Chris Rees utisoft at
Tue Feb 9 19:44:30 UTC 2010

On 9 February 2010 15:59, Mike Jeays <mike.jeays at> wrote:
> On February 8, 2010 01:53:22 pm Eric Petersen wrote:
>> Hey guys,
>> I have a web/ftp server loaded with FreeBSD. This was done a couple
>> of years back. Since then the person or persons that did the original
>> install have gone out of business and cannot be found.
>> Currently I have an issue logging into the ftp. I hooked a monitor up
>> to the server and I'm getting "filesystem full" errors and since I
>> don't have a password to get in I cannot have it fixed by someone
>> that knows UNIX. I have made numerous attempts to contact the person
>> that installed on a personal level. But I'm getting the impression he
>> has moved with no forwarding.
>> I you have need for more information I will supply it. I just don't
>> know where to start. Our company's ftp is down and doesn't look like
>> it will return anytime soon with out further assistance.
>> Thank you for your time and have a great day.
>> --
>> Eric Petersen
> If you have physical access to the server, just reboot it in single user mode,
> and change the password. You might need to forcibly power it off. It is all
> covered in the handbook. If you don't have physical access,  I think you may
> be out of luck...

May be out of luck? I would hope he is totally out of luck without
physical access, if
you get my drift!

Hope you do have physical access Eric....


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