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Re: [SLE] Athlon on Gigabyte motherboard GA-K8NXP-9 & SuSE 9.2
  • From: Hans du Plooy <hansdp@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 11 May 2005 20:41:07 +0200
  • Message-id: <1115836868.14865.5.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2005-05-11 at 13:49 -0400, Ken Schneider wrote:
> rcnetwork restart to see if becomes available. You can check this with
> either dmesg or (as root) ifconfig.
ifconfig actually works (in "read only") mode as normal user, it's just
not part of the path. You have to run:

Found this out when I took over care of a bunch of Mandrake 10 boxen
(suddenly I appreciate SUSE a lot more than I used to!) without knowing
the root password and without being able to shut some of them down.

Kind regards
Hans du Plooy
SagacIT (Pty) Ltd
hansdp at sagacit dot com

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