Re: Permissions on /etc/sudoers messed up - reflash?
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Hi! rootsh package does not modify root password, but openssh does. Cheers, Tumi ----- Original message ----- > On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 5:29 PM, Philipp Haselwarter > <philipp.haselwarter@xxxxxx> wrote: > > I chmod 0640'ed /etc/sudoers on my N900 and closed the terminal -.- > > sudo gainroot/chmod/... fails complaining about the permissions, the > > gui package manager does so silently. > > Can't mount the filesystem root offline on another device to chmod 0440 > > back (?), can't login as root locally, ssh to localhost seems to work > > but I don't have the slightest idea about the root password. > > > > Any way to avoid a reflash? > > The root password should be the one you created when you installed the > rootsh package. If you forgot it, then... > > I have not tried it, but you might be able to use a rescue initrd like > the one described here to gain access to your rootfs: > http://wiki.meego.com/ARM/N900/Using_Rescue_Initrd > > There are also a few things that could have helped, had you installed > them ahead of time, like backupmenu, or if you have NITdroid or MeeGo > in a dual-boot environment you might be able to use them to edit your > file permissions. > > Good luck! > _______________________________________________ > maemo-users mailing list > maemo-users@xxxxxxxxx > https://lists.maemo.org/mailman/listinfo/maemo-users _______________________________________________ maemo-users mailing list maemo-users@xxxxxxxxx https://lists.maemo.org/mailman/listinfo/maemo-users