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Re: unable to login



On Fri, 2005-06-17 at 19:27 +0200, korgull wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I have FC4test3 installed and my mainboard gone funny last week. The date/time 
> ran random by this faulty mainboard and I think this is the reason for my 
> trouble now.
> 
> I replaced the mainboard with exactly the same type and try to boot FC4test3. 
> This works, but somehow I get an authentication error when trying to log in.
> 
> Anyone knows why this error occurs and how I can get back to login in without 
> reinstalling the whole box.
> 
> Regards,
> Marcel
> 

Marcel,

If you are referring to logging in as root, boot to single user mode
(append a 1 to the grub kernel command line) and try resetting root's
password.

Bob...


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