On Fri, Apr 16, 1999 at 08:42:57PM +0200, Marek Habersack wrote: <snip> > I found the solution but such a situation should NEVER happen. At > least the root account should be guaranteed to work even if the normal > users' shells fail. Or perhaps the single mode should use statically > linked ash or some even smaller shell for maintenance? For the moment, > no maintenance is possible if bash dynamic dependencies fail somehow. > Perhaps I have overlooked something and there is a standard way in the > current Debian dists to boot and login as root even if dynamic > libraries fail. You want the sash package, which (IMHO) should be in base, though perhaps not the default for root (But instead something like a root-sash account, the password of which should be the same as root, would take a bit of thinking on the best way to do that automaticly).. Zephaniah E. Hull. > > regards, > marek -- PGP EA5198D1-Zephaniah E. Hull <firstname.lastname@example.org>-GPG E65A7801 Keys available at http://whitestar.soark.net/~warp/public_keys. CCs of replies from mailing lists are encouraged.
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