For reasons I don't wish to get into here, I've totally ed up my
passwd/shadow files (let's just say I was trying to do edit them by
hand and it got out of control). I can't even log on via root any
more. I'd like to start from scratch and create some new
passwd/shadow files. I assume I can just start up in single user mode
(LILO->boot:linux single) but then what? Can I just delete the
existing passwd and shadow files (and maybe oshadow and opasswd) and
start fresh by adding all the users back by hand? Is there some ...