Subject: Re: Newbie - Setting root password, adding users?
To: None <>
From: David - Foulds <>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 05/21/1994 10:43:52
	Now I can do things in single-user mode.  
	But editing the password file using
	vipw (according to item 22 in the FAQ dated 19 Apr 94) 
	or adding new users
	seems to have no effect -- I can't seem to modify the root password nor

This puzzled me too - you can't change a password with vipw, because
you see the encrypted version - but you can delete the password
completely with vipw (creating an account with no password),
and then change the password once multiuser with passwd.

Cheers, David