Oracle Enterprise Linux Reset Password

Environment

VirtualBox VM: Enterprise Linux 2.6.18

Process

Step 1. Press F2 when the splash screen shows up

Step 2. In the GNU GRUB screen, type ‘e’ (edit) to enter boot loader lists

Step 3. Move the cursor to the Kernel /XXX, type ‘e’ (edit)

Step 4. Type ‘(a space)single’ (single mode)→enter→back to the Step 3 screen

Step 5. Type ‘b’ (boot)

>>> System will load into single mode

Step 6. Type ‘passwd’→Enter new password twice

Step 7. Type ‘exit’ to reboot

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