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SubjectRe: emergency or init=/bin/sh mode and terminal signals
On Tue, 20 Jun 2006, Samuel Thibault wrote:

> > Also, the above doesn't help people specifying "init=/bin/sh" on the
> > command line (as per the original post subject). The real solution
> > is for them to specify a different init= or run/exec something to set
> > up their tty and session once logged in.
>
> Yes. And the problem is that people usually don't know about sessions
> etc, and will just grumble "linux can't work".

Nothing prevents a distributor from providing a proper alternative boot
script to set up the session and launch the shell, and particularly
there is nothing to prevent them from adding a proper boot menu entry
for that rescue system...

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Matthias Andree
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