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    Arrow Changing Smoothwall's root password

    changing smoothwall's root password the easy way :

    at splash screen press tab
    type in smoothwall single and enter
    change root password

    doing it with knoppix : (hard way)
    start knoppix
    start console

    mount /dev/hda4 /mnt/hda4
    chroot /mnt/hda4 /bin/bash
    passwd root

    and you're done

    (note - if you're unsure as to which partition to mount, look for the partition with the /bin directory in, and mount that).

    Hope this helps - for some reason I could not boot into single-user mode on my smoothy.

    note that v3 have an issue with booting into single-user mode, a fix for that is being tested at the moment.
    Last edited by The_Unbeliever; 29-01-2008 at 10:11 AM.
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