i cannot login as root

Bas Smeelen b.smeelen at ose.nl
Tue Jun 15 12:53:40 UTC 2010

On 06/15/2010 02:29 PM, Giorgos Tsiapaliokas wrote:
> my root acc is using csh.
> i tried via singel user mode to change it but it said that it is a read-only
> enviroment.:(
Did you try mount -o rw / to remount your / (root) partition read write?
If you where using portmaster to update/upgrade your ports this should
not affect root's csh or csh at all, though.

Also when you have remounted your / partition read write in single user
mode you can use vipw to make sure root's shell is /bin/csh or change
this if it's not the case.

What error do you get, when you try to login as root in multi user mode?

A websearch on recover freebsd root password might help also

Good luck.

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