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Re: Recover SCO UNIX root password
From: xyberpix <xyberpix () xyberpix com>
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2004 09:46:31 +0000

Hi Seymour,

If you boot into single user mode on SCO you should then be able to
login as root at the console, change the passwd from there.
To boot into single user mode use 'init 1'

xyberpix


On Wed, 2004-12-22 at 08:33 -0500, Mandelcorn, Seymour wrote:
I am trying to recover or reset the root password from a SCO Unix setup. I
have the system but I do not have the startup disks. I tried booting from
Slackware but was unable to mount the partition. I think the filesystem type
is vxfs. Any advice?

Seymour
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