Reset (forgotten) SLES 11 root password

Here’s a simple way to reset your Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11.

1. Boot your server until the boot options page

2. On boot options page, select Failsafe mode and add this to the end of the boot option:

init=/bin/bash

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3. After that, you will get the root shell. Just type passwd command and set your new password.

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