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Date:      Mon, 25 Nov 1996 22:48:47 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug White <>
To:        Snob Art Genre <>
Cc:        MDM <>, FreeBSD Support <support@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: and emacs problems
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In-Reply-To: <>

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On Mon, 25 Nov 1996, Snob Art Genre wrote:

> On Mon, 25 Nov 1996, Doug White wrote:
> > I would HIGHLY recommend changing root back to sh; you won't be able to
> > log in if your /usr partition disappears, while a static version of sh is
> > in /bin.  You should use su instead of logging in as root.
> I'm glad to report this isn't the case -- my root shell is /usr/bin/tcsh, 
> but when I start up in single-user mode FreeBSD defaults to sh.

I stand corrected, at least by this report :)

I can't say I've tried it, but I'm too scared to experiment with root's

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:    | Residence Networking Assistant    | Computer Science Major

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