I was playing with the autorun functionality of pi and was trying to run a c++ code but it got stuck after i tried to reboot my pi. now I'm getting this screen and now im unable to log in.. i have tried with pi and raspberry as login and password but unable to log inenter image description here

  • Have you tried shift+alt+f1 or ctrl+alt+f1 to get a console prompt?
    – joan
    Jun 12 '15 at 11:35
  • thanx i got the console back.. but now after entering my id and password it says time out in login authority i guess thats what it said coz it blanked out in a minute.. nothing on the screen now.. can you help? Jun 12 '15 at 11:40
  • i did ctrl+alt+F1 again and now the screen says "No protocol specified" continuously!! Jun 12 '15 at 11:42
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    I can't help with that. Do you have another Linux machine you can use to edit the files on the SD card?
    – joan
    Jun 12 '15 at 12:08

You can try to boot in single user mode where you don't need the password and then use: passwd root (or username) to change password.

Of course if the password is the problem.

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