Recover Password for 2700 Loc Server

When you lost your password of the 2700 loc server and it’s not the default root/password, then you must recover the password.
Boot the machine and during hit any key when you see the messag e:

Hit the any-key (Don’t ask me where it’s on the keyboard)
You will see somthing like :
And press ‘e’

Choose the kernel file and press ‘e’ again.
Add a space and ‘1’ at the end of the line.
Press enter and hit the ‘b’.

After the bootsequence, you’ll see the prompt and you can change the password by typing the command
It’s possible you’ll get a warning, but this is for lab purpose, so who cares.

And now you can reboot the machine and use root/new password to login.


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