I made an error in the rc.conf.conf file used ;# for rem statement.
Oops! You can recover, but it may be a tad tricky.
It hang on that statement at boot.
But then it at least gives a loader prompt, apparently?
Also can't find shell get error message to use /bin/sh hit return.
You're being put into "single user mode", and with a read-only / partition with no other partitions mounted, most likely.
I can't vi the rc.conf.local file vi is not there.
As a result of being forced into single user, some things have happened.
As mentioned above, /var, /usr, and other filesystems are not yet mounted. You'll need to do this by hand.
Your shell resource files are not read, therefore $PATH is not set. In order to use most commands, you'll need to specify the full path.
Try this first:
And then just "mount" to see if your file systems were mounted as if in normal operation. Sample, your system may be different, of course:
$ mount /dev/ad0s1a on / (ufs, local) devfs on /dev (devfs, local) /dev/ad0s1e on /usr (ufs, local, soft-updates) /dev/ad0s1d on /var (ufs, local, soft-updates)
If you can mount your file systems, then you should be able to call
and fix your problem.
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