su qeustion

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Wed Dec 17 20:49:45 UTC 2008

On Dec 17, 2008, at 12:12 PM, Jonathan Moore wrote:
> I just installed FreeBSD with Gnome. And I  changed the shell when I  
> was
> logged ito the terminal as su root. Now when I try to log in to su  
> it asks
> for a password and I get "su: /usr/bin/csh: No such file or  
> directory" how
> can I change it back.

Reboot into single-user mode, which will give you a /bin/sh root  
shell, run vipw, and fix the root shell to be /bin/csh.  Or, if you  
have sudo available, you can use that directly to get a root shell and  
fix it without needing to hit single-user mode....


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