On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 09:17:38PM +0200, Aniruddha wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-10-14 at 11:37 -0700, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 08:28:13PM +0200, Aniruddha wrote:
> > > I tried to change the root's shell to bash. I used this command: 'chsh
> > > -s /usr/local/bin/bash'. Prior to changing the shell for root I did it
> > > for my user account using the same command without problems.
> > > Unfortunately after a reboot I can't login as root anymore because my
> > > system can't find /usr/local/bin/bash.
> > 
> > I can't explain why your systems says it can't find /usr/local/bin/bash.
> > I would assume you also cannot log in as yourself.
> 
> Thanks for your help! I changed the default shell back to /bin/csh but I
> still can't login as root?! I get the same message (can't
> find /bin/csh).

I can't explain this.  Possibly there's a permissions or ownership
problem on the / directory (ls -ld / will show you that)?  I've no idea;
sounds odd.

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| Jeremy Chadwick                                jdc at parodius.com |
| Parodius Networking                       http://www.parodius.com/ |
| UNIX Systems Administrator                  Mountain View, CA, USA |
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