changing password after jhalfs

Michael J. Lynch mlynch at gcom.com
Mon Aug 13 11:15:51 PDT 2007


M.Canales.es wrote:
> El Lunes, 13 de Agosto de 2007 19:26, sacarde escribió:
>   
>> help,
>>    I install lfs by lfs-livecd and jhalfs (svn version)
>>
>> all work OK !  great
>>
>> but when I reboot in host system to adjust and edit some file,
>> when I try to change root password I have this:
>>     
>
> Then, you are trying to do that from inside the lfs-livecd or another host, 
> right?
>
>   
>> passwd root
>> Changing password for root
>> Enter the new password (minimum of 5, maximum of 127 characters)
>> Please use a combination of upper and lower case letters and numbers.
>> Bad password: too short.
>> Warning: weak password (enter it again to use it anyway).
>> Password changed.
>>
>> and password is null
>>
>> how can I modify password root ?
>>     
>
> Have you mounted manually the kernel filesystems and entered manually into the 
> chroot jail to perfom that commad.
>
> Maybe you are trying to change the host root password instead of assigning one 
> to the LFS root user
>
>   
If the kernel filesystems are not mounted, the exact problem described 
occurs.




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