sfzombie13 Posted January 13, 2019 Share Posted January 13, 2019 i just got a new tetra for an engagement coming up. i followed the directions, went into the setup page and put a 35 character password with spaces on for both of them, although they were different. then it asked me to upgrade the firmware to 2.4.2, so i did. then it didn't let either one of the passwords work. when i put in the root password, the login box went away then came back. i tried the other one and it said invalid username or password. then i tried the other one and it went away, then returned. i tried to reset the pineapple by holding the button down for seven seconds, then it booted into the setup screen again, so i thought maybe spaces were not allowed, so i used testtest for both of them. tried to login, same results, although this time i couldn't try both since they were the same and i didn't get the invalid message. after this, i even tried the old default password, pineapplesareyummy, with no luck either. i tried to reset again thinking it may not allow weak passwords, but this time it didn't reset, but came up with the login screen again. i held it down for 30 seconds and it still did not reset. after reading for an hour, i found the firmware recovery, so i tried it and it worked. this time, i set the passwords different and simple, but it did the same thing. i took it to our weekly hacking class and showed it to a friend who has one and he watched while i reset the thing and set it up again. by now, it only takes about 8 minutes start to finish including reboots. he said i was doing everything correctly and that i should email darren. i told him i had a case open but have not heard back from them in over a week. i was wondering if anyone else had similar issues with 2.4.2? i am going to try one more time, this time going back a few releases and see if i can get one to take the password, but i am running out of time before i need to use it to pay for itself, along with helping these guys out. any suggestions are appreciated. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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