shell not present
ian at macware.net
Thu Jul 27 20:24:45 BST 2000
Doesn't a boot -s bring it up into single user mode without needing the root
passwd. Once there moutn the / fs rw if it is ro and edit (using vipw) the
From: freebsd-users-admin at uk.freebsd.org
[mailto:freebsd-users-admin at uk.freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Roger Hardiman
Sent: 27 July 2000 15:14
Cc: freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org
Subject: Re: shell not present
> i recently gave a command to change my default shell
> which was not present there now the system wont let me login
> when i give user id & password it says
> /usr/..../bin/bash not found 7 returns me to login prompt ????
> what should i do ?
I assume you have changed the shell for user "root".
And that you do not have any other user accounts which
you can log in with (and SU to root)
There are two options here
The best option is to boot from the boot floppies or
from the CD-ROM and run the Fix-It/Repair mode.
You can then access your hard disk and change the shell
back to one you have.
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