Subject: Re: which init? (Was Re: HEADS UP: fully dynamic linked system now the default)
To: William Waites <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/26/2002 22:12:16
On Wed, Sep 25, 2002 at 02:40:19PM -0400, William Waites wrote:
> Is there  a way to  turn this off?  IIUC it makes marking  the console
> insecure   in  /etc/ttys  useless   since  you   can  just   boot  '-a
> /bin/sh'... Just like that Finnish OS (init=/bin/sh) ;)

Did you try it ? I'm not sure /bin/sh will work on NetBSD as proc 1.
Especially I'm not sure file descriptors 0,1,2 would be properly open.

Manuel Bouyer <>