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Re: Upgrading BusyBox

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  • marciton
    hello, ... I ve install busybox on /opt/bin but I can t do nothing with it ... Thanks, ... came ... the ... version ... with a
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 6, 2007
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      hello,
      could someone could give me more info on this part :

      > You can change the shell for the users to "/opt/bin/sh" (the last
      > field in "/etc/passwd"). A new login to that user will use the
      > new busybox.

      I've install busybox on /opt/bin but I can't do nothing with it ...

      Thanks,


      --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, Marcel Nijenhof <nslu2@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > On Sun, 2006-12-10 at 19:28 +0000, jasonwagstaffe wrote:
      >
      > > Now where I'm coming unstuck is upgrading the BusyBox 0.6 which
      came
      > > on the virgin nslu2 to version 1.1.3-3. (so I can have access to
      the
      > > chgrp command).
      >
      > You can't!
      >
      > The installed busybox 0.6 is essential for unslung.
      >
      > You can install a second busybox 1.1.x under "/opt" and use that
      > as replacement for extra software.
      >
      > > I'm still not sure how I get the box to boot using the correct
      version
      > > of busybox.
      >
      > It's using the 0.6 version which is correct.
      >
      > > I can telnet in to the box with no problems but I'm a bit
      > > hesitant as it appears that I may have to edit a file connected
      with a
      > > password ?
      >
      > You can change the shell for the users to "/opt/bin/sh" (the last
      > field in "/etc/passwd"). A new login to that user will use the
      > new busybox.
      >
      > > And it appears that this can be a recipe for disaster if I
      > > have read other posts correctly on the group.
      >
      > There are more ways to shoot your self in the foot then
      > you have feet.
      >
      > --
      > marceln
      >
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