[OT]: bash or any other $favourite{shell}? [was: Wish list]

David Cantrell david at cantrell.org.uk
Sun Jun 11 21:09:31 BST 2006

On Sat, Jun 10, 2006 at 09:27:33AM +0100, Roger Burton West wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 10, 2006 at 09:17:33AM +0100, Luis Motta Campos wrote:
> >  Please leave your irony apart and teach me one thing: what are my
> >alternatives to fix a broken system with a shell linked to ncurses or
> >other "vitally important and stable" library? It just happen I need to
> >get my install disks again and start over, or there is any other thing I
> >can do without being able to log in due to a broken default shell?
> Depending on your OS, you may be able to run a version of it from fixed
> media such as a CD, mount the filesystems, and correct things from
> there. But you need physical access to do this.

Or network booting and a proper remote console.

David Cantrell | Benevolent Dictator Of The World

  There once a a tramp with "enable"
  Whose router used proprietary cables.
    When he got pissed on meths,
    He thought "screw IOS",
  "Let's apt-get install iptables"

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