livecd root password

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at
Sun Mar 23 07:20:41 PDT 2008

Nick Parrott wrote:
> all is well, however want to mount the lfs live cd now, and cannot
> mount from the lfs user. the CD is the 6.3, and when doing a "su root"
> I've obviously come across a roadblock.. cannot find the live-cd root
> password documented... anywhere.

There is no password (this is not the same as "empty password"--all passwords 
fail). You have to switch to a different virtual console and activate it by 
pressing Enter. After that, you can set the root password.

And BTW, the LiveCD is already mounted, because you are working from it.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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