Debian root password

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Sun Aug 31 18:32:41 CEST 2008

Chris Jenks wrote:
> I seem to have successfully installed debian on my SD card and am able to 
> boot to zhone, but when I try to ssh to root at it won't take a 
> blank password. I am able to login to 2008.8 from the same host 
> successfully. I would try to reset the password from xterm, but no 
> keyboard appears when I press or hold the aux key! Any suggestions?
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Try to ssh to your 2008.08/2007.02, chroot to microsd card filesystem
mountpoint (for me it was /media/mmcb*) and then simply change your debian
password. Worked for me
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