Subject: Re: pwd_mkdb hook script?
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <email@example.com>
From: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/17/2001 13:36:28
On Fri, 17 Aug 2001, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> What if you garbled root's shell in /etc/master.passwd? You need to
> update the database...
You mount /usr and update it. No problem.
/ needs to have the tools necessary to get to the point where /usr is
mounted and working. This means various disk tools, networking tools (in
case it's network mounted or your backup is on a network), backup/restore
tools (in case it's gone), that kind of thing.
Curt Sampson <email@example.com> 917 532 4208 http://www.netbsd.org
Don't you know, in this new Dark Age, we're all light. --XTC