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SubjectRe: The kernel should try /sbin/sulogin first.
Date (Alan Cox) writes:

> > until one runs or it panics. The idea of putting /sbin/sulogin in there
> > before /bin/sh is that you proberbly don't want to give anyone
> > passing shell access at that level (ie basically root access), just
> > because something happened to init. Btw sulogin sais this:
> /sbin/sulogin is part of only some distributions. It also doesn't appear
> to be guaranteed or designed to work as the init process

That's ok. When /sbin/sulogin can't be executed the kernel will just
start /bin/sh.


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