Ultrix root password

From: Jochen Kunz <jkunz_at_unixag-kl.fh-kl.de>
Date: Tue Apr 2 05:17:14 2002

On Mon, Apr 01, 2002 at 07:47:52PM -0700, Clint Wolff (VAX collector) wrote:

> Easiest way is to attach the drive to a comparable machine running
> a Ultrix that you know the password too. Mount it, edit /etc/passwd,
> umount it, and re-install.
Netboot NetBSD, mount, edit, ...
NetBSD should be able to handle the 4.2BSD FFS of Ultrix.
At least it is worth a try if booting the Ultix/VAX to single
user mode don't work.
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Received on Tue Apr 02 2002 - 05:17:14 BST

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