Ultrix root password

From: Sean 'Captain Napalm' Conner <spc_at_conman.org>
Date: Thu Apr 11 14:10:33 2002

It was thus said that the Great Kris Kirby once stated:
> On Mon, 1 Apr 2002, ajp166 wrote:
> > Boot to non-timesharing then use ED (sorry no other choice usually)
> > to edit passwd file. set the Root user password to NULL (no characters).
> > boot to timeshare level and then log in as root with no password.
> For those of us "young'uns", would someone point me to a guide on "ED"?

  Isn't it like vi, only without being full screen, and without prompts?

  -spc (Or am I thinking of ex?)
Received on Thu Apr 11 2002 - 14:10:33 BST

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