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Date:      Sun, 20 Sep 1998 09:09:13 -0400
From:      Roman Katsnelson <>
To:        Nick <>, "q's" <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: help someone???
Message-ID:  <>
References:  <000101bde55b$a7e79a80$590423cb@nick>

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Nick wrote:
> To anyone that can help me.
> Finally after some trouble I got FreeBSD 2.2.1 ? or something like that on.
> It took me ages and afterwards I was just closing down windows so I could
> restart. I'm so stupid, that I didn't even look at the default login user
> name and password. Now I'm stuffed because It'll stuff up if I try to put it
> on again(posibly).
> Anyway if anyone can help me out, by emailing me the default user name and
> password for freebsd (straight after the installation), I would be very
> thankful.
> Please return E-mail to
> Thanks....Nick

If you didn't change anything, it should be 'root' with no password. If
that doesn't work see the FAQ on what to do if you forgot the root

Good luck,

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