Subject: Re: Changing root's shell to /bin/sh
To: Michael Richardson <>
From: Not for internal consumption <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/18/1999 08:02:13
Michael Richardson sez:
 *   Init *ASKS* what shell you want in single user mode.
 *   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.

It is a login shell, and let's not start a debacle on what HOME
should be in single-user mode.

To prove to  yourself it's a login shell, modify /.profile to set the
prompt or to echo something.


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