I forgot the root password

vince66

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#1
Hello guys,

I've installed the FreeBSD 11.2, however I've forgot the password I've set during the installation process.

Is a way to re-set it ? For example booting as single user mode ?

Thanks very much.

Vincenzo.
 

SirDice

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#2
Yep, boot to single user mode. Make the filesystem read/write, set the password.
 
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