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Date:      Wed, 2 Oct 1996 18:44:38 -0700 (PDT)
From:      "Jonathan M. Bresler" <jmb>
To:        ve2wnf@ican.net (Andre Champagne)
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: your mail
Message-ID:  <199610030144.SAA21119@freefall.freebsd.org>
In-Reply-To: <3.0b16.32.19961002213236.006b12c0@ican.net> from "Andre Champagne" at Oct 2, 96 09:32:39 pm

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Andre Champagne wrote:
> 
> Hello,
>           This might look stupid but I just installed FREEBSD 2.1 on my
> machine and it ask me a logon and password prompt.  When I installed it I
> didn't gave any logon name and didn't select any password.  Is there a way
> to override this or will I have to re-install everything.   Sorry for the
> question I'm a new user of this kind of operating system and I want to
> learn it.

	login as root the first time.  just hit return at the password
	prompt.  then create accounts for yourself and anyone else.

	use passwd to set the root password.

jmb



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