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SubjectRe: Booting into /bin/bash
In article <>,
Richard B. Johnson <> wrote:
>Whmm. I have a shell-script that makes a RAM-Disk bootable "Rescue Disk".
>It allows one to boot from two floppies and repair stuff, even execute
>vi, fdisk, mke2fs, tar, tar-gz, etc. Just about everything one would
>need (even modules) to rescue a system.
>However, ^C does not stop anything. No signal gets sent to anybody.
>I don't want to make it too large because it won't fit on a floppy
>if I do.

That means you don't have a controlling tty.

Try opening /dev/tty1 instead of /dev/console. Something like this
should do it:

#! /bin/bash

# Get a real controlling tty instead of /dev/console
exec 0<>/dev/tty1 1>&0 2>&0

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