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Re: [SLE] Locked out of system
  • From: Elijah Savage <esavage@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2006 00:14:21 -0400
  • Message-id: <444AFF1D.5010605@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Carl Hartung wrote:
> On Saturday 22 April 2006 23:30, Elijah Savage wrote:
>> I have a friend that was working on ldap and thought he had everything
>> setup but it is not authenticating so now he needs to go back to pam.
>> The problem is he is locked out of the system. What is the best approach
>> for him to take to be able to log back in and modify
>>
>> /etc/pam.d/common-auh.conf
>> /etc/pam.d/common-account.conf
>> /etc/pam.d/common-password.conf
>> /etc/pam.d/common-session.conf
>
> Hi Elijah,
>
> He can pass the following boot parameter from Grub (F3? key opens the options
> field):
>
> "init=/bin/bash rw" (no quotes)
>
> This will bypass the init system, boot straight to a shell with / mounted
> read-write.
>
> Carl
>
He got by booting the cd and system rescue.

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