Locked myself out.. AGAIN!!
reddvinylene at gmail.com
Sun Dec 7 02:30:35 PST 2008
Thanks guys. But I guess I'm all outta luck:
$ sudo -s
/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object "libutil.so.5" not found, required by "sudo"
On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 11:07 AM, Glen Barber <glen.j.barber at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 5:04 AM, Redd Vinylene <reddvinylene at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On this dedicated box here I made the mistake of adding a comment to
>> root's entry in my password file:
>> root:*:0:0::/root:/bin/sh # What I thought would be a harmless comment.
> This is why you shouldn't edit password files directly.
>> Now I can't su to root. And my ISP is closed on Sundays. Is there any
>> way I can fix this on my own?
> Do you have sudo installed? If not, your only other option is to boot
> into single user mode. But that won't help if you're not at the
> Glen Barber
> "If you have any trouble sounding condescending, find a Unix user to
> show you how it's done."
> --Scott Adams
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