I cannot login coz bash is deinstalled

Bryant Eadon bryant.eadon at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 20:57:47 PST 2009

lacalling wrote:
> I forget to change shell before I deinstalled bash.
> A errer occurs when i try to login with my user or root. And it returns to
> login.
> I can only login in with single user mode which freebsd proovide, but few
> tools are provided.
> How can I change my shell to sh without logining?
> I have a debian cd which can bring me to its shell,but when i mount /dev/hda
> ,it says no such device.
> Thanks.

Have you tried 'chsh -s /bin/sh' ?
mount /usr, it's in /usr/bin/chsh by default.

This is one of the reasons to leave the root shell at a safe default. 
Alternatively, a different super-user account could be created to avoid this 
problem -- leaving root with it's mostly stock (safe) setup.

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