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    SubjectRe: The disappearing sys_call_table export.
    > Not so, with the latest Red Hat distribution (9). You can no longer
    > set init=/bin/bash at the boot prompt.... well you can set it, but
    > then you get an error about killing init. This caused a neighbor
    > a lot of trouble when she accidentally put a blank line in the
    > top of /etc/passwd. Nobody could log-in. I promised to show her
    > how to "break in", but I wasn't able to. I had to take her hard-disk
    > to my house, mount it, and fix the password file. All these "attempts"
    > at so-called security do is make customers pissed.

    1. Insert Live-System CD (Knoppix for example)
    2. Boot from it.
    3. Mount rootfs.
    4. Fix things.
    5. Remove CD and reboot.

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