[maemo-users] [maemo-users] broken /etc/passwd

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Mon Aug 28 20:47:11 EEST 2006
On Mon, Aug 28, 2006 at 06:23:50PM +0200, booiiing wrote:
> although i tested the setup before, i broke my /etc/passwd by setting
> the shell for user to /bin/bash. bash-m is installed and works when
> invoked manually and for another user i created also as login-shell.

Is /bin/bash listed in /etc/shells?

> however, osso-xterm terminates immediately after starting after i set
> the shell for user to bash.
> can i fix this somehow without flashing the rootfs? i have load-plugin
> with run-dialog and a second user with unlimited sudo. all accounts
> happen to be invalid for ssh-login.
> i also have a backup of the passwd on the mmc.

I suppose you could create a dummy package with a postinst script that
performs the necessary actions, and then install it.

Marius Gedminas
Q:      Why do mountain climbers rope themselves together?
A:      To prevent the sensible ones from going home.
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