Renaming root users causes problems!

Corey Edwards tensai at
Sat Mar 26 11:38:33 MST 2005

On Sat, 2005-03-26 at 10:56, Kenneth Burgener wrote:
> 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?

Append it to the "kernel" line.


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