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by c.brough
Sat Jul 30, 2016 6:09 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: root account is locked, starting shell
Replies: 21
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Re: root account is locked, starting shell

i did exactly that and posted back that i was then stuck at the two lines i had posted.
by c.brough
Sat Jul 30, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: root account is locked, starting shell
Replies: 21
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Re: root account is locked, starting shell

DougieLawson wrote: Since you seem to be unable to follow the instructions...
i dont seem to recall the instructions you mention.
by c.brough
Mon Jul 25, 2016 11:31 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: root account is locked, starting shell
Replies: 21
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Re: root account is locked, starting shell

thinking my best option at this point is to do a fresh install of raspian. :(

if anyone has any way of rescuing my system I'll stick around for a few more hours before wiping. :shock:
by c.brough
Mon Jul 25, 2016 12:22 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: root account is locked, starting shell
Replies: 21
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Re: root account is locked, starting shell

ok, still cant ssh in

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Chriss-MBP:~ Chris$ ssh 192.168.3.174
ssh: connect to host 192.168.3.174 port 22: No route to host
Chriss-MBP:~ Chris$ ssh root@192.168.3.174
ssh: connect to host 192.168.3.174 port 22: Host is down
Chriss-MBP:~ Chris$ 
by c.brough
Sun Jul 24, 2016 11:05 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: root account is locked, starting shell
Replies: 21
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Re: root account is locked, starting shell

stuck on these last two lines now...

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/bin/sh: 0: can't access tty; job control turned off
# [    6.658951] random: nonblocking pool is initialized 
by c.brough
Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:31 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: root account is locked, starting shell
Replies: 21
Views: 71514

Re: root account is locked, starting shell

cant ssh into rpi (or dont know how to) so how do i copy the output of your input?

here are photos of the output... over 100 lines :|

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id= ... sp=sharing
by c.brough
Sun Jul 24, 2016 5:18 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: root account is locked, starting shell
Replies: 21
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root account is locked, starting shell

hi, i believe messing with my fstab to set up a networked time machine for my mac has messed with reboot. i am stuck at the following screen. everything was working great until i rebooted the machine using 'sudo reboot'. IMG_0597 (2).jpg any obvious errors on my part or is there more info needed?

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