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Re: [opensuse] Root's password
  • From: Dave Cotton <dcotton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2007 17:52:51 +0100
  • Message-id: <1174323171.7253.2.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2007-03-19 at 12:42 -0400, James Knott wrote:
> Dave Cotton wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-03-19 at 10:00 -0400, James Knott wrote:
> >   
> >> Enter the passwd command.  You will then be prompted for the old 
> >> password etc.
> >>     
> >
> > Are you sure?
> >
> >
> >   
> Yes.

The please type passwd when logged in as root and see what happens,
because you will not be asked for the old password.

see below

/home/dave # passwd
Changing password for root.
New Password: 
Reenter New Password: 
Password changed.

Sure now?

-- 
Dave Cotton <dcotton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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