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Re: [suse-security] Boot password
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2006 03:57:33 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0610310350580.30696@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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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:

|> What I'm looking for is not the root password (not looking for single
|> user mode options). I want to chage the BIOS settings.

He says he wants to change settings, so I infer he can boot.

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Cheers,
Carlos E. R.
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