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Re: Single user mode in GuixSD

From: Clément Lassieur
Subject: Re: Single user mode in GuixSD
Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:03:42 +0100
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Joshua Branson <address@hidden> writes:

> <address@hidden> writes:
>> Hello, Guix Help! Once I've lost root password and need to restore root 
>> password in GuixSD.
> If you've lost the root password, I don't believe there is much that we
> can do.  You might just have to reinstall.  :()

No, if you have physical access, you can read and modify everything on
your data storage device if you boot from another distro and thus use
the data storage device as an external device.  :-)

>> I've tried to press 'e' in GRUB, added init=/bin/sh and booted into it.
>> But login screen appeared, if it was the usual boot. And I need to use 
>> usb-stick, mount file system, delay root hash from /etc/shadow.
>> Please, how to get single-user mode in GuixSD?

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