Mini FAQ: How do I get in?

How do I get to the ROM monitor?

Q:           How do I boot my NeXT into single-user mode?


From the ROM monitor prompt, enter bsd -s.

– Once you are in, the filesystem will be read-only.
To make any changes you will have to enter the following:
          mount -n -o remount,rw /dev/sd0a /

- If you want to make any changes (ie setting user passwords), you will want to start the NetInfo database by entering
sh /etc/rc &

Q:           How do I modify the root password?