Serious error with faulty /etc/fstab
kelledin at users.sourceforge.net
Thu May 16 18:31:37 PDT 2002
> The problem with sulogin is that it's very insecure to use. If the
> password database file is corrupt (/etc/passwd or /etc/shadow if
> applicable) or missing, sulogin will accept anything for a password and
> give a root shell.
Ah well...just for future reference, all this (the password database and
everything) can be bypassed by passing the "init=/bin/bash" option to the
kernel at boot time.
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