IRIX 5.3 system: any access?
Steven N. Hirsch
shirsch at adelphia.net
Mon Apr 17 12:29:27 CDT 2006
On Tue, 11 Apr 2006, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> John Allain wrote:
> > Speaking of 3D...
> > Feeling reminiscent, I picked up am sgi Indigo2 at a fair price...
> > This is the first sgi I've owned, after various bouts of programming
> > and managing the older models for large companies.
> > Anyway, I'm getting the impression that there's no way to log in to
> > 5.3 without a password (single mode is even pwded). So, anybody
> > know an exploit or have an IRIX 5.3 CD that they can sell,copy or
> > loan to me?
> What filesystem does it use? You might be able to boot Linux and alter he
> master passwd file.
IRIX 5.3 would probably be using the 'efs' file system, which is (or was)
supported by Linux. I know I was able to mount and read the IRIX
distribution media on a Linux box a few years ago.
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