Bob Chiodini rchiodin at
Fri Dec 9 02:43:37 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-12-09 at 01:47 +0000, Andy Pieters wrote:
> On Friday 09 December 2005 01:39, Mike McCarty wrote:
> > Well, you've got a problem. I'd try to get physical access and
> > use a KNOPPIX boot disc, and use that to set the passwords.
> >
> I'd like that but how can I boot knoppix on that?  The only devices I can put 
> on it are network cables and those harddisks that don't use a standard ide 
> interface.
> With kind regards
> Andy

What exactly is this box?  If there are no removable media (CD, USB,
Floppy) how do you get software on in the first place?  Will it net
boot?  Does it have an RS-232 port so you can see what's going on when
it boots?  Maybe it's on the inside.  If so maybe that will let you boot
into runlevel 1 and reset the passwords.

If the harddrives with the odd connectors are laptop 44 pin IDE
connectors, then CompUSA has the adapters.  How about installing the
disk in a laptop and reconfigure it?

If this is some kind of SG series server try going to the advanced
networking screen and look for reset to factory defaults.  No
guarantees, it says network, but who knows.  There does not seem to be
anything els that resets to factory defaults. See:

There's a manual buried in the ZIP file.

It implies that the "toshiba" password will be changed to that of the
first added user.  So I guess that user will be the administrator.  It
also indicates that a Windows utility is required to set up this user.

If it's not a SG series, forget everything you just read:-)


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