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Re: changing root shell

On Wed, 29 Oct 2003 04:33, Anish Muttreja wrote:
> I did something very silly on mu laptop. I manged to set the root shell to
> an incorrect value.
> Now I can't login as root.

For future reference, the way to solve this is to append "init=/bin/bash" to 
the kernel boot parameters (both GRUB and LILO offer ways of doing this).  
Then you can change the password (or do anything else you desire).

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