Howto: Recovering grub boot loader password

Posted by VISITOR on Feb 22, 2006 1:03 AM EDT
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If you have, a password protected grub boot loader and you forgot both root and grub password, then you can recover grub-boot loader password with the help of Knoppix Live CD.

Use following method/Procedure to recover grub password:

* Use Knoppix cd
* Remove password from Grub configuration file
* Reboot system
* Change root password
* Setup new Grub password if required (optional)

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