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Old 28-04-07, 12:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Password change

Tried changing my root password today using the 'password' menu under blue button/extras in Gemini 3.2.

It accepted the update, but then allowed BOTH passwords for 'root'.

Sorted it out with Telnet, but can anyone explain this nonsense? Is Telnet still the best way to do this?

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Old 28-04-07, 08:15 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Password change

To my mind, telnet is the only way to do it. It is easy and you can see exactly what you are doing. Also it doesn't leave temp garbage around in memory.
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Old 17-05-08, 08:38 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Password change

Windows XP
(lan conection reqired)
start--> execute:
"telnet 192.xxx.xxx.xxx (IP of your Box)"
Code:
**************************
*                        *
*   The Gemini Project   *
*                        *
**************************
welcome on your dreambox! - Kernel 2.6.9 (09:37:04).
dreambox login: root
Password: dreambox
BusyBox v1.01 (2008.02.16-22:06+0000) Built-in shell (ash)
Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.
root@dreambox:~> passwd
Changing password for root
Enter the new password (minimum of 5, maximum of 8 characters)
Please use a combination of upper and lower case letters and numbers.
Enter new password:
Thats it..

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