Renaming root users causes problems!

Kenneth Burgener kenneth at
Sat Mar 26 10:56:32 MST 2005

Corey Edwards wrote:
> Add the boot option "init=/bin/sh" in grub. That will skirt the whole
> boot up process and dump you to a root shell. You may need to remount
> the / filesystem with "mount -o remount,rw /". Edit /etc/shadow and
> save. Since you didn't start /sbin/init, you can't shutdown. Instead,
> remount / ro again to flush any changes and hit the power button.
> Corey

Would you add the "init" as a new line or would you add it to the end of 
the "kernel" line?


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