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Some people also prefer to have sash available as the shell for a root account (perhaps an under an alternate name such as sashroot) Configuration support is included for people who want this.
Note: sash is not intended to serve as /bin/sh, and has few of the interactive features present in bash or ksh. It's designed to be simple and robust, for people who need to do emergency repair work on a system.
Also note: sash doesn't include a built-in fsck -- fsck is too big and complicated. If you need fsck, you'll have to get at least one partition or disk working well enough to run fsck. More generally, sash is but one tool of many (backups, backup recovery tools, emergency boot disks or partitions, spare parts, testing of disaster plans, etc.) to help you recover a damaged system.
sash for DEBIAN -------------------------- [random tips and comments] -------------------------- In an emergency, you can run linux (just barely) with just the linux kernel, a boot loader (such as lilo), and /bin/sash. Use the boot loader to start linux with the option: init=/bin/sash For a list of built-in sash commands, type help You may or may not be able to log in using sash on a damaged sy more»
SASH(1) SASH(1) NAME sash - stand-alone shell with built-in commands SYNOPSYS sash [-c command] [-f fileName ] [-p prompt] [-q] [-a] DESCRIPTION The sash program is a stand-alone shell which is useful for recovering from certain types of system failures. In partic‐ ular, it was created in order to more»
sash (3.7-10) unstable; urgency=low * Switch to 3.0 (quilt) as the source format and convert patches. * Fix up debian/patches/touch_error_handling to actually update the timestamp of the file, something that has been broken for more than ten years. * Add kFreeBSD build fixes from Axel Beckert. Closes: #565539 * When exiting the shell, use the exit status of the last command as our more»
These are the major changes from version 3.6 to version 3.7: A few bugs in the dd command have been more»
This package was debianized by Michael Meskes <email@example.com> on Tue, 16 Dec 1997 11:05:51 +0100 more»