Jun 08

Recover root password on Solaris

Use the software cd 1 of 2 to recover root password:

boot cdrom -s from ok prompt

mkdir /tmp/a

mount /dev/dsk/c0t0d0s0 /tmp/a

cd /tmp/a/etc

TERM=vt100; export TERM

vi shadow

Delete passwd entry (13 chars) in the line for root.

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