Subject: Re: AlphaServer 1000 boots in single user mode
To: Michael Downes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 10/16/2001 11:25:47
Quoting Michael Downes <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> I'm pretty new to Alpha's and BSD, however I have just managed to
> install NetBSD 1.5.2 only my AS1000 (had to update the SRM first
> though). Anyway, NetBSD will only boot in single user mode because it
> complains that rc.conf isn't configured. My question is, how can I
> configure it when in single user mode??
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Generally, the following will do the trick:
Mount the root filesystem read-write: mount -u /
Mount any other local filesystems: mount -a
Set the terminal type: export TERM=vt100; tset
Edit /etc/rc.conf: vi /etc/rc.conf
Add 'rc_configured=YES' to this file, save it, and reboot.
Hope this helps,