[sf-lug] recovery from loss of root password

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Wed Sep 19 17:44:25 PDT 2007

Quoting Asheesh Laroia (asheesh at asheesh.org):

> >   # sync
> >   # sync
> >   # sync
> >   # reboot
> This will leave your filesystem in a dirty state. 

Absolutely true, but, with the cache flushed, does it really matter?  I
guess once I get that terabyte array for my birthday, I might care.  ;->

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