Subject: Re: "su" in r escue?
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/23/2004 21:20:12
> I consider it extremely risky to not have (remote) console access of
> a system that you are maintaining, whether the userland is fully
> dynamically linked or not; /rescue just makes the system more robust
> in that situation.

Not really very.  You want to move sshd to /rescue - or at least link
it static - too?  Otherwise, you may well not have a shell to run
/rescue/su from.

It seems silly to me to try to make /rescue sufficient to put a damaged
system back together under all circumstances.  IMO (for what that's
worth) making it sufficient for a single-user boot is the correct place
to stop.

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