Changing the default shell in casper
- Subject: Changing the default shell in casper
- From: juergen at fiedlerfamily.net (Juergen Fiedler)
- Date: Mon Apr 2 18:00:46 2007
- Message-id: <20070402180026.GD12619@fiedlerfamily.net>
- In-reply-to: <email@example.com>
- References: <20070329041530.GA1717@fiedlerfamily.net> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This actually answers my next question, too: How do I cause casper to
automatically log in as root, not as the automatically created user.
Turns out that if you set username=root in LIVE_BOOTAPPEND, there will
be no additional user created *and* root gets logged in automatically
- which I consider to be preferable for a rescue CD (which is what I'm
trying to create).
Thank you very much,
On Thu, Mar 29, 2007 at 09:40:58AM +0100, Alex Owen wrote:
> I hev not looked at the code for a bit but my memeory tells me that if
> there is already an /etc/passwd line then the boot-time user creation
> is skipped.
> On 29/03/07, Juergen Fiedler <email@example.com> wrote:
> >Would anyone happen to know how I can change the default shell for the
> >user that is automatically created by casper? I would really like to
> >use zsh, but can't figure out how to accomplish that.
> >I tried adding a custom /etc/default/useradd to the chroot; it is
> >on the live system, but casper doesn't seem to be using useradd.
> >A custom /etc/passwd would be pointless as well, being that the user
> >is apparently created during boot time. The casper documentation isn't
> >very helpful when it comes to that, either. Has anyone ever tried this
> >Any help will be much appreciated.
> > ~Juergen
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