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Idirect modem Admin Password Breaking

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Jul 27th, 2008 at 8:56am  
Hi Dear all,

I want to recover the password of  one Idirect modem, As I treid through Console cable  and followed the instructions as below
while entering the 2nd commandit suppose to go on Redboot command but its not going.
Need help please mail me the procdure on


The message DRAM Test Successful displays.
3. Press the Spacebar 3 - 4 times.
The Redboot> prompt displays.
4. Type: fis load Linux
The Redboot> prompt re-displays.
5. Type: exec -c “root=/dev/mtdblock2 console=ttyS1,9600 single”
The /# prompt displays. This indicates that you logged in without a
6. Enter the command: passwd
You are then prompted to enter a new password.
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Reply #1 - Jul 27th, 2008 at 11:49pm  
What are you trying to change?  The root password or the telnet admin password?

Be advised the above procedure is for changing the linux level (i.e. root) login.  The Admin pass for telnet is contained in the options file which is generated by the NMS at the Hub.
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Regards, &&&&M
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- Siva -

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Reply #2 - Jul 29th, 2008 at 2:42am  
Just change the Password in iBuilder and load the new option file. Option file will have an Encrypted Password, U cannot change it. So, Better option is at iBuilder..........!
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Caution..! Always read and understand my procedures, before apply.
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