Jason's advice worked.
Add TERM=vt100 export TERM
Thanks to all that responded.
>From: Jason Ziemlak <email@example.com>
>To: john corcoran <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: Help on changing /etc/passwd root's shell back to sh
>Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2000 15:25:34 -0800 (PST)
>Boot your machine off CDROM into single user mode.. To do this:
>Send a break so you will go to the OK> prompt.. Once there, make sure the
>solaris CD is in your machine. Once it's in the machine, type:
>boot cdrom -s
>That will boot you into single usermode off the cdrom.. Once in single
>user, mount the primary slice which holds the /etc directory.. for
>mount /dev/dsk/c0t0d0s0 /a
>Then go into /a/etc and vi the password file, change the entry for root,
>then save the file and reboot..
>Hope it helps..
>On Mon, 20 Nov 2000, john corcoran wrote:
> > I chankge roots shell to ksh from sh and cannot get into root nolonger.
> > Does any body have a solution...?
> > Helppppppppppppp!!
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