root /etc/csh

dan-freebsd-questions at dan-freebsd-questions at
Fri Nov 14 22:19:38 PST 2008

> isn't the "main reason" because other shells may reside on a filesystem
> which isn't necessarily mounted in maintenance/single user mode? Or, libraries
> for the same?
> -- 
> Jim Pazarena  fquest at

Just link the shell of your choice statically and put it somewhere in /.
Problem solved. Why doesn't FreeBSD ship bash and other shells besides
the `sh' linked statically is beyond me. It wouldn't break ports, would

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