problem with bash2.05b

Ken Moffat ken at
Thu May 6 05:53:38 PDT 2004

On Thu, 6 May 2004 at wrote:

> Greetings,
> I am having some dificulty with bash 2.05b.  The lFS system boots ok and
> I can log in as user or root. But the prompt  shown is for example 'sh-2.05b$'.
>  In the phase when I was trying to get the system up and running I did not
> pay much attention to this.  However I am now at the stage of adding programs
> (eg openssh, ftp etc)  that require a login and I find I cannot login although
> the programs are correcly installed.  Some help would be appreciaed.
> regards
> blux

 I've no idea if this will help with the ssh and ftp problems, but the
sh-2.05b prompt often comes from having /bin/sh in the shell field of
/etc/passwd, instead of /bin/bash.

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