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Help appreciared on the , init S command

In article <11c8570c.6530417c@usw-ex0107-050.remarq.com>,
logjam  <logjamNOloSPAM@psn.net.invalid> wrote:
>I would like to know if anyone knows a work-around which will
>prevent the system from prompting me for the root password
>when performing an, init S command?

This isn't Windows 9x.  What would be the point in asking for a password
if there was a way to avoid giving it?

If you've forgotten the root password, or managed to corrupt
/etc/passwd, you'll need to boot from another medium (usually CD-ROM),
to sort things out.

Tim.
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Original headers:

From: tjg@star.le.ac.uk (Tim Goodwin)
Newsgroups: comp.unix.shell
Subject: Re: Help appreciared on the , init S command
Date: 12 Apr 2000 10:53:26 +0100
Message-ID: <8d1h3c$7kh$1@ltpcg.star.le.ac.uk>
References: <11c8570c.6530417c@usw-ex0107-050.remarq.com>

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