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From: Daniel da Veiga <danieldaveiga@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] 2006 livecd (x86)
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2006 20:29:14
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] 2006 livecd (x86) by James
1 On 6/30/06, James <wireless@×××××××××××.com> wrote:
2 > Hello
3 >
4 > I just booted one up and I cannot su to root.
5 > It wants a passwd and I tried the usual suspects...
6 > The default user (gentoo) can issue (sudo) root commands?
7 > Certainly the gentoo user does not have the paths set such as
8 > root's paths would be set. I definately need the default root
9 > passwd to set the ip address (ifconfig) for a temporary test.
11 Have you tried "sudo su"? Or CTRL+F[1-6] and "passwd" because the
12 consoles are logged in automatically...
14 >
15 > Fome the handbook "Once the boot process completes, you will be automatically
16 > logged in to the "Live" Gentoo Linux as "root", the super user. You should have
17 > a root ("#")" But that's not the case for me . There was an intial
18 > log screen, but entering root there it still prompts me for the root passwd...
20 Are you using the 2006.0 and following the old guide? Because what you
21 refer is for manual install, you don't get the X system in this type
22 of install...
24 >
25 > Is the default passwd the same for amd64 livecd?
27 The password is scrambled for security reasons, you can change it...
29 >
30 > lspci is present, but 'lshw' is not. Is there a way to get lshw on a
31 > usb memory device, so I can use to test out a new portable(no net connection)?
32 > Is there a way to include lshw on the installation CD?
33 >
34 > Any other suggestions for using a 2006 livecd for testing (potential) equipment?
35 >
37 Get a LiveCD that is designed for testing... The Gentoo one is for
38 Gentoo install.
39 I've used specially made Knoppix CDs for testing/fixing. There are
40 instructions on how to make your own Gentoo LiveCD at (you
41 can add whatever you want this way).
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44 Daniel da Veiga
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[gentoo-user] Re: 2006 livecd (x86) James <wireless@×××××××××××.com>