Mark Ovens mark
Thu Oct 7 06:40:35 BST 1999

On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 02:09:19PM +1000, alex aitkin wrote:
> having just installed freebsd for the first time (i installed via ftp) i
> successfully reboot, and am asked for my username (login name?) - I did not
> set a login name during the installation process, and when i attempt to set
> one using the kern and mfsroot.flp disks, I am told that i cannot set that
> name until i have installed.  i cannot use sysinstall to change it, since i
> cannot get to the command prompt without my login name.
> any suggestions?

Login as ``root'' and then run sysinstall to create a new user.

> thanks
> aa
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