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Re: [suse-security] Hexediting on a unmountable filesystem?
Am Samstag, 14. Januar 2006 01:41 schrieb Rikard Johnels:
> I have a old SGI box with an installed IRIX 5.something, that i got
> for free a while back.
> Problem: No root passsword. Only "Guest" account access.
> Linux cant read the older 5.x XFS system Thus having an unmountable
> filesystem. So i can't mount it and change the password manually.
> Question: Can i somehow find the exact place on any given disc for a
> file, and hexedit the "device" and thereby changing it? (In this
> case; the entry for root in /etc/password)
Can you do something similar to init=/bin/bash on boot prompt?
Just a wild guess, since I don't know anything about IRIX.
Oh, hexediting a filesystem is something I do _not_ recommend ;-)
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nicht auf dem Baum ist. [Thilo Machotta in dag°]
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