Can't reset password from single user

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Jethryn Freyman, Nov 25, 2009.

  1. Jethryn Freyman macrumors 68020

    Jethryn Freyman

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    #1
    Mounted to drive, booted into single user mode, yet trying to reset the admin password with "passwd" gives me a "cannot create session" error. Has anybody seen this before? Thanks!
     
  2. MacsRgr8 macrumors 604

    MacsRgr8

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    #2
    Did you mount the filesystem read & write first?
     
  3. Jethryn Freyman thread starter macrumors 68020

    Jethryn Freyman

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    #3
    Yes, mounted with read and write.
     

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