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

Philip M. Gollucci pgollucci at riderway.com
Mon Dec 3 10:53:04 PST 2007

Jorn Argelo wrote:
> RW wrote:
>> On Sun, 02 Dec 2007 18:48:33 +0100
>> Jorn Argelo <jorn at wcborstel.com> wrote:
>>> Also note that vi doesn't work by default as it needs to write
>>> to /tmp. So mount /tmp or re-mount / to RW permissions.
>> I think vi will also fail unless it has access to termcap, so you'd
>> need /usr mounted too.
> You'd need to mount /usr anyway, as the vi binary is located in /usr/bin ;-)
*cough* /rescue/vi

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