1. What can I do if I have forgotten my root password ?
Boot your PC
at the lilo prompt
should give you the rootshell
issue the command
to mount / writeable,
issue passwd command and set a new
after that you should be able after reboot to login with
your new password.
2. how can i manually lock an account on suse linux? could i just do
something on the file /etc/shadow?
vipw -s and change the passwd to
"*", vipw and change the shell to
/bin/false. Make sure to chmod -R 000