On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 5:36 PM, Robert Moskowitz <rgm(a)htt-consult.com> wrote:
On 05/30/2014 05:26 PM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 08:19:13AM -0400, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> My setup here has an hdmo/vga adapter plugged into a KVM switch that
>> limits me to 1024x768 thus I cannot see the bottom of the change
>> root password screen to know what keystroke (can't mouse down to
>> what is below the screen) to accept the password change.
> I always use serial cables with these ARM boards. A "CP2102" (search
> for that on Amazon) cable will set you back a few dollars and save you
> a lot of heartache!
I do have one around here somewhere. Got to find it and figure out how to
You may also attempt to mount the sd card on another machine and
surgically set the password in /etc/shadow.
(or any other post install config tasks)