Get access to csh (default freebsd shell) for root to solve
jerrymc at msu.edu
Tue Jul 6 12:56:11 UTC 2010
On Sun, Jul 04, 2010 at 05:02:59PM +0100, Luca Renaud wrote:
> The root shell is now bash,but I was unaware that bash was not
> self-contained(it depends at least of libintl.so.8),
> and doing some upgrades with ports I erased libintl.so.8,now I cannot access
> the root account because bash is
> not operational and I need root access to install again libintl.so.8,or any
> other way to solve the problem.
> So,how can I get access to csh for root without having access to a root
> shell(the previously defined bash does
> not work,and I need root access to change the shell for the root acount).
Just type /bin/csh on the command line
or put /bin/csh in /etc/passwd in the shell field
or put #!/bin/csh as the first line in a script.
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