Subject: Re: pwd_mkdb hook script?
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/20/2001 10:01:33
On Fri, 17 Aug 2001, Curt Sampson wrote:

: I don't see why not. In single user mode, you don't need passwords.

Remove the word "secure" from the appropriate console line in /etc/ttys and
reboot single user.  You'll be prompted for a password.

(Just a point of information about how passwords are, in fact, used in
single user mode.  :)

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