Can't login as root after changing the shell to bash

Aniruddha mailing_list at
Tue Oct 14 12:17:38 PDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-10-14 at 11:37 -0700, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 08:28:13PM +0200, Aniruddha wrote:
> > I tried to change the root's shell to bash. I used this command: 'chsh
> > -s /usr/local/bin/bash'. Prior to changing the shell for root I did it
> > for my user account using the same command without problems.
> > Unfortunately after a reboot I can't login as root anymore because my
> > system can't find /usr/local/bin/bash.
> I can't explain why your systems says it can't find /usr/local/bin/bash.
> I would assume you also cannot log in as yourself.

Thanks for your help! I changed the default shell back to /bin/csh but I
still can't login as root?! I get the same message (can't
find /bin/csh).



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