Re: Root users shell == no existant shell /bin/bash

From: Avleen Vig (
Date: 07/08/04

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    Date: Thu, 8 Jul 2004 08:45:48 -0700
    To: Brandon Grace <>

    On Thu, Jul 08, 2004 at 10:29:58AM -0500, Brandon Grace wrote:
    > I made a mistake setting my shell and have set the root users shell to
    > /bin/bash instead of /bin/sh. I am curiuos if anyone knows how to fix this.
    > The machines is FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE-p4 and does not have sudo only su.

    Two ways.
    su -m root will su to root but keep you currect shell etc.
    boot into single user mode, and then change it.

    Avleen Vig
    Systems Administrator
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