grub2-setpassword man page

grub-setpassword ā€” Generate the user.cfg file containing the hashed grub bootloader password.


grub-setpassword [OPTION]


grub-setpassword outputs the user.cfg file which contains the hashed GRUB bootloader password. This utility only supports configurations where there is a single root user.

The file has the format: GRUB2_PASSWORD=<hashed password>.


-h, --help

Display program usage and exit.

-v, --version

Display the current version.

-o, --output=<DIRECTORY>

Choose the file path to which user.cfg will be written.

See Also

info grub

info grub2-mkpasswd-pbkdf2


Thu Jun 25 2015