[ale] not nefarious need to figure out login

Jerald Sheets questy at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 15:59:08 EST 2020

> On Nov 11, 2020, at 12:39 PM, Ed Cashin via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:
> I can't remember whether Raspberry Pi usually has something like grub.

I happen to be logged into one now running the latest Raspbian OS.  It uses a boot loader in a VFAT partition with overlays and ultimately the kernel.img to boot the OS

> If so, you can put your own init on the kernel command line.
> Using /bin/sh as init allows PID 1 to be the Bourne shell, which you'll be using as UID 0, root.

root’s default shell is /bin/bash on this one.  


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