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2208Re: [SUSE Linux Users] Password and keyboard problem.

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  • Aaron Kulkis
    Mar 1, 2004
      Frank Taylor wrote:
      > --- In suselinuxusers@yahoogroups.com, Aaron Kulkis <akulkis@H...>
      > wrote:
      >
      >>Frank Taylor wrote:
      >>
      >>>I have just installed SuSE 9 on my PC which has Windows XP
      >>>Professional installed. The installation seemed to go according
      >
      > to
      >
      >>>plan, but when the intial bootup asked for my username and
      >
      > password,
      >
      >>>it rejected them.
      >>
      >>
      >>1. check for caps lock being on.
      >
      > I wish it was that simple.
      >
      >>2. maybe your password has a y or z in it....
      >
      > Yes, it has.
      >
      >>
      >>>Also the keyboard inserts 'z' when I press 'y'. (It's perfectly
      >
      > OK in
      >
      >>>Windows.) I don't know where to go from here. Any help
      >
      > gratefully
      >
      >>>received.
      >>
      >>You've got a German keyboard specified.
      >
      > I have reformatted the partition and re-installed SuSE, but I cannot
      > get around the password problem. The silly part is - I don't want to
      > use a password.
      > It is a single user machine.

      If you're connected to the Internet, you NEED passwords.

      Otherwise, you WILL be hacked.

      >
      >>On my local LUG's mailing list, Metro Detoit LUG, similar problems
      >>have been reported. Someone posted a solution, but I can't remember
      >>it offhand. You might want to inquire there.
      >>
      >>(mdlug circle-a mdlug d0t org
      >>to subscribe mdlug-subscribe circle-a mdlug d0t org)
      >>
      >>
      >>>Frank Taylor
      >>>
      >
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