Subject: Re: Root password
To: None <>
From: Vuorikoski Veikko <>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 04/15/1994 16:48:19
Dave Winters writes:

> Now my only problem is the root user... I edited the password file
> using vipw, and now the user named "root" is no longer the superuser...
> I managed to wrestle the system until I got my own password, but now
> I cannot perform superuser functions. Can someone give me the full
> database entry for the root user (ie name, uid, gid, gcos, etc...)
> plus a decent method of changing the password for him? 

 root:<pass>:Elite r00t:0:1:/:/bin/zsh

> I would appreciate it. Has anyone considered making a newsgroup for 
> this netbsd group? (My mailbox runneth over)

 Yes. It'd bring too much publicity at this phase.