# [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2003-06-28 16:04:58 +1000: > --- Adam <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Fri, > 2003-06-27 at 23:57, Keith Spencer wrote: > > > Want to hear a tale of stupidity and woe. I screwed up fbsd 4.7 > > > system rc.conf and can only seem to boot into a basic session. > > > Cant edit or save to /etc files. What to do and you guessed > > > it...noboot disk was made although I have another 4.7 fbsd machine > > > nearby. Tell me it's not fatal guys! > > > > I don't see why you wouldn't be able to boot into single-user mode, > > edit the rc.conf, then reboot. What exactly is the problem editing > > the files in /etc from SU mode? > > When the machine boots it drops straight into (I guess) single user > mode. The /usr/sbin /usr/bin cant be cd-ed to and the /etc dir says it > is read only file system! So I can't save to it. I have a "Schlacter > tute" fireall setup on it. With whatever security it entails. Any > clue? Can I interupt the boot and do something? > This is a mission critical machine darn it...Oh dear!
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