What's the point of the shell choice in single user mode?

RW fbsd06 at mlists.homeunix.com
Sat Dec 1 07:56:11 PST 2007

On Sat, 1 Dec 2007 14:06:19 +0000
John Murphy <freebsd001 at freeode.co.uk> wrote:

> On Sat, 1 Dec 2007 06:18:13 +0000
> RW <fbsd06 at mlists.homeunix.com> wrote:

> > Selecting /bin/[t]csh always works for me.
> I just tried it again with exactly the same results (FreeBSD-7.0
> beta3):
> [after pressing 4 at the Beasty menu]
> Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/ad4s2a
> Enter full path name of shell or RETURN for /bin/sh:
> /bin/tcsh
> sh: Cannot open /etc/termcap
> sh: using dumb terminal settings
> %fsck -p
> fsck: Command not found

I see what you mean - I do get that. I thought you were saying
that /bin/tcsh wasn't starting. 

Personally I just put all the commands for the single-user mode install
into a simple script and run that.

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