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Additional Troubleshooting
and exit out of the terminal.
Boot the Live installation media and choose `Try Fedora`
Change the root password:
Changing passwords as root does not prompt for the old password.
chroot /mnt/sysimage /bin/bash
`chroot` to the mounted root partition with:
Congratulations, your root password has been successfully changed.
Continue the process by mounting `/boot`, `proc`, `/dev`, and `/run` with:
Create a directory for the mount point (use the `-p` option to create subdirectories):
Exit out of chroot with:
From the desktop, open a terminal and switch to root using `su` (it won't ask for a password)
Go the the end of that line, add a space then type `rw init=/bin/bash`. If your disk is encrypted, you may need to add `plymouth.enable=0`
How to Reset the root Password
How to reset the root password in Rescue Mode
How to reset the root password with a Fedora Live Media
If you are using LVM partitions, type: `sudo lvscan` and note the `/dev` path of your root partition. For this example we will use `/dev/fedora/root`.
If you cannot enter rescue mode because you forgot the Firmware/BIOS password here are some options:
If you do not restore the SELinux permissions, the boot process may fail. You may have to do a hard-reboot and start back at step 1.