[Format recovered]

On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 03:05:22PM +0100 or thereabouts, Colin Watson wrote:

> My rc.conf file appears to be broken in some way, and this is
> preventing my system from booting. It boots to a heavily resticted
> system, with only the / file system mounted and the statically
> linked binaries available. Problem is, I can't edit my rc.conf or
> remove it. Is their any way I can either selectivly execute
> statements in the rc.conf during bootup (similar to the old dos
> method), or a way I can force login, so I can remove the damaged
> rc.conf.

Yes.
# fsck -p
# mount -uw /

# vi /etc/rc.conf    # or any other editor
or
# mv /etc/rc.conf /etc/rc.conf.BROKEN

# mount -ur /

# exit
or
# reboot

-- Josh

> 
> Thanks 
> 
> Colin.
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