Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc/bin/ksh
To: Joerg Klemenz <>
From: Johan Danielsson <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 09/29/2002 21:39:27
Joerg Klemenz <> writes:

> If you have bash as root shell and get a problem w/ your filesystem
> that hinders you from mounting /usr and /home you are lost.

You can always run /bin/sh (or /rescue/bin/sh, whatever). In practice
there are no problems with using strange or dynamically liked shells
for root.

> Also TOOR is a germanic god and he pitys the fool who messes with
> his account.

If you're referring to the norse Tor, or Thor in English, he already
has a weekday named after him, so do I don't think he cares about any
default accounts; I know I wouldn't.