Better Bash (or other shell) for 2.0.1

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    Is there a way to get a shell on the 2.0.1 Droid that has tab completion and history that uses the arrow keys?

    I noticed that the 2.1 ROM had a full bash ... any way to easily get that on 2.0.1?

    I am very Linux knowledgeable (I'm a CentOS developer), and I hate the limited shell.
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    Thanks ... I am looking at that right now.
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    Recovery mode has full tab completion, etc.
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    OK ... I was able to get bash working following the link above. Everything seems to be working after a reboot of the phone. Thanks again.
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    No problem!
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    If you install busybox, it has ash; which also has the tab completion thing, plus command-line history with Dpad-Up
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