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Date:      Thu, 3 Oct 1996 19:26:45 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        Andre Champagne <ve2wnf@ican.net>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: your mail
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.961003192622.230C-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <3.0b16.32.19961002213236.006b12c0@ican.net>

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On Wed, 2 Oct 1996, Andre Champagne wrote:

>           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.

The default username is 'root' with no password.

Once you get logged in run 'adduser' and make an account for yourself.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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