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From: Peter Martin <pjmartin@...>
Subject: Re: Problems at reboot
Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2005 08:26:48 -0500
Thanks very much.
I'm in.
I did have to go back and rerun passwd.

Peter

Drake Donahue wrote:

> the "password failed" events were pursuant to handbook section 8.c. ?
> try:
> login   root
> password  whatever you were trying to enter and reenter when you saw 
> "password failed"
> that failing try just hitting return key at password prompt
> all failing boot cd, mount partitions at /mnt/gentoo /mnt/gentoo/boot
> cd /mnt/gentoo
> (section 6)
> mount -t proc none /mnt/gentoo/proc
> chroot /mnt/gentoo /bin/bash
> env-update
> source /etc/profile
> (section 8.c Code Listing 22: Setting the root password)
> passwd
> {enter a password when prompted,  preferably about 8 characters 
> including letters, numbers, and punctuation so it does not complain 
> about being too easy}
> {reenter password when prompted}
> [if you get failed, type passwd again and retry]
> If you want root to be able to log on through the serial console, add 
> tts/0 to /etc/securetty:
> Code Listing 23: Adding tts/0 to /etc/securetty
> # echo "tts/0" >> /etc/securetty
>

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Problems getting started
-- Peter Martin
Re: Problems getting started
-- Richard Fish
Re: Problems getting started
-- Peter Martin
Re: Problems getting started
-- Drake Donahue
Re: Problems getting started
-- Peter Martin
Re: Problems getting started
-- Drake Donahue
Re: Problems getting started
-- Peter Martin
Problems at reboot
-- Peter Martin
Re: Problems at reboot
-- Drake Donahue
Re: Problems at reboot
-- Peter Martin
Re: Problems at reboot
-- Drake Donahue
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