13.3. Setting a Boot Loader Password
check box. The button will become active. Select
to display an entry dialog.
Type the desired password, and then confirm it by typing it again
in the spaces provided.
13.3.1. Forgotten GRUB Passwords
GRUB stores the password in encrypted
form, so it cannot be read or recovered. If
you forget the boot password, boot the system normally and then
change the password entry in the
/boot/grub/grub.conf file. If you cannot
boot, you may be able to use the "rescue" mode on the first Fedora
installation disc to reset the GRUB password.
If you do need to change the GRUB
password, use the
grub-md5-crypt utility. For
information on using this utility, use the command
grub-md5-crypt in a terminal window to read the