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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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