> > I set up a bsd machine a while ago and just left it, didn't touch it for a
> > long time. I tried to start it up today and realized that I forgot the root
> > password. Is there a way to reset the password or find out what it is.
> > Thanks in advance for your help.
> Try booting into single user mode... I'm sure how to do this with BSD as
> I'm new to it. But I know that it can be done. From there, you should be
> able to change root password. Check out the BSD Handbook for other hints.
> Sorry I couldn't be of more help!
If you boot with the loader or boot2, you can specify the -s switch to
boot the kernel into single user mode, ie interrupt the loader during
boot, then type boot kernel -s.