[SATLUG] Ubuntu live 8.04 wants password?!?

Daniel J. Givens daniel at rugmonster.org
Mon Aug 11 23:23:08 CDT 2008

On Mon, 11 Aug 2008 22:59:10 -0500
"Richard Suberg" <rsuberg at satx.rr.com> wrote:

> Trying to boot a W2K domain controller in Ubuntu 8.04 to dd the hd so
> some work can be done.  However, it asks for a username and password,
> but this same cd would boot a regular system without a password.  I
> tried using some logins that exist on the domain, and it won't let me
> in.  Going to screen one just shows a bunch of "User not known to
> underlying authentication module" (or something similar, it was
> late).  Anyone have any ideas what kind of password or username it
> would want?  I even tried ubuntu with no password, with no success.

Tried "root" and a blank password? There are plenty of other linux cd
distributions out there. For what you're wanting to do, perhaps you
could check out the gparted/clonezilla multiboot live cd.


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