re: Information needed for Dolch 386 portable computer 1985´s with

al plant noc at
Fri Aug 8 23:28:54 UTC 2014

Kriszta Riho wrote:
> Hi There,
> I inherited a vintage Dolch 386 portable computer 1985´s which has 
> freeBSD
> i386 on it and I would like to reset the computer for to use it. I do not
> want recover the information or data which is on it, only reset it, 
> but now
> it asks me password and login and I do not have this information.
> Could you please, let me know who could help me or which programme I need
> to reset the portable computer?
> Thank you.
> Waiting for your earliest reply.
> Regards,
> Krisztina Riho
> Spain
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To change root passwd Type in :

mount -u      ( /this will mount root)
mount -a      (this will mount all the files)

passwd root

(enter a new root  here)

exit (to save)

Then you can remove files or whatever you dont want and add your own.


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