On 5/5/06, David Scanlan <dava1336@ntlworld.com> wrote:

Hi I tried disabling the root password for my gumstix by doing "passwd d" to save some time and typing while developing on it but this seems to have locked me out! Any idea why?  It's not too much of an effort to flash it if I have to I just would like to know why this didn't work, cheers



Oops.  There was a thread earilier that addressed lost root password, look at http://gumstix.org/tikiwiki/tiki-index.php?page=U-boot   under recovering from screwed boot files.

Peter Darling