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Re: Cisco Password recovery-HELP!

  • From: Adrian Bool
  • Date: Mon Feb 23 11:59:35 1998

On Fri, 20 Feb 1998, Adam Rothschild wrote:

> Hi.  I'm trying to recover the enable pw on a 2501 with IOS 10.2
> (bootstrap: 5.2(5) release) and I'm failing miserably.
> I boot the system up, and send it a break (i'm minicom; ctrl + 6 and ctrl
> + ^ work as a break on a cisco for me), yet it boots normally, rather than
> bringing me the ">" prompt.

That is not a real break 0 more of an 'interupt'.  I've not useminicomm - 
but on teh PC comm software i use areal break is sent by Alt-B...