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Re: [suse-security] Boot password
  • From: John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 19:07:13 -0800
  • Message-id: <200610301807.13581.jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 30 October 2006 17:57, Carlos E. R. wrote:
> The Monday 2006-10-30 at 15:19 -0800, John Andersen wrote:
> > > Unfortunately, you not only reset the password, but the rest of the
> > > setup. If there is something critical (like irq conflicts solved by
> > > hand tweaking), the computer might not boot or some device might not
> > > work.
> >
> > Given that he CAN'T BOOT AT ALL, because he does not know the
> > password, what sense does it make to worry about such things?
>
> Where and when did Jithendra (the OP) say that? Can you show the sentence
> where he says that he can not boot?


He said it right here:

http://lists.suse.de/archive/suse-security/2006-Oct/0055.html

"I forgot the boot password of my SuSe desktop. Can anyone provide me a
workaround to change the boot options or way to disable to boot password
prompt. "

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John Andersen

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