I can’t remember the root password!

I can’t remember the root password!

When the LILO: prompt appears (or boot: prompt if you inserted a boot disk), enter:

linux -s


linux single

When the bash# prompt appears, enter:


This will then prompt you for a new root password, without asking for the old one.

Press Ctrl+D and startup Linux proper – log-in to the root account with your new password!

Stefan Pejcic
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