livecd root password

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at gmail.com
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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