On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 06:11:57AM +0200, Polytropon wrote: > On Fri, 26 Jun 2009 12:03:21 +0800, Erich Dollansky <er...@apsara.com.sg> > wrote: > > What kind of editor do you need for rescue? Just edit one or two > > lines in some config file to allow the full system to start > > again. > > > > Rescue does not need an editor programmers are used to edit their > > source files. > > I won't say anything different. For the usual "maintenance and > get the damn thing working again" tasks the /rescue editor, > especially vi, should be enough. Commands are i, a, and :wq. > >From my experience, I can't remember to have used anything > else. >
what about j, k [down, up]. and h,l [left, right]? why reach over for the arrow keys! oh, and o, and O [open line below/Above], and \search and that's 97 and 44/100ths of what you'll ever need. gary ps: when bill j. dies and meets st. pete at the pearly gate, pete'll say: "So what did you do--" And bill will say, "I wrote vi." red-carpet is rolled out :_) > > > -- > Polytropon > >From Magdeburg, Germany > Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0 > Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ... > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" -- Gary Kline kl...@thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix http://jottings.thought.org http://transfinite.thought.org For FBSD list: http://transfinite.thought.org/slicejourney.php The 4.98a release of Jottings: http://jottings.thought.org/index.php _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"