Subject: Re: Changing root's shell to /bin/sh
To: Michael Richardson <email@example.com>
From: Soren S. Jorvang <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/18/1999 15:36:18
On Wed, Mar 17, 1999 at 09:09:52PM -0600, Michael Richardson wrote:
> Soren> be to have init make a relaxed attempt at finding root's
> Soren> shell from /etc/passwd and offer that when booting in
> Soren> single-user mode?
> Init *ASKS* what shell you want in single user mode.
Yes, I am proposing changing the default it offers.
> If anything, I'd like it to make sure to start the shell as a login
> shell, possibly with HOME=/root if that directory exists. I don't
> think this happens right now.