Forgot my passphrase.

Daniel Carrera
Mon May 26 04:07:02 2003

On Sun, May 25, 2003 at 09:40:53PM -0400, Jean-David Beyer wrote:
> Daniel Carrera wrote:
> > Ggrrrr
> >
> > I forgot my passphrase.  I was experimenting with diceware, I made a
> > new passphrase but now I can't retype it.  I don't understand, I even
> > wrote it down!  It's no use, I've tried every possible error I could
> > have made when typing it.
> When I had Red Hat Linux 5.0, I had that problem just logging onto the
> machine until I discovered that it interpreted the numbers across the=20
> top of the keyboard as different from the numbers on the number pad. I=20
> have not seen that since the login-password part of that version of=20
> Linux, but perhaps something like that was happening to you???

Nope.  I never use the number pad, only the top row.

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