Subject: RE: boot problem
To: Robert Manna <email@example.com>
From: Linc Fessenden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/27/2002 20:47:36
On Sat, 27 Jul 2002, Robert Manna wrote:
> I set the enviroment variable as specified and got the following results:
> "/etc/rc.conf is not configured. Multiuser boot aborted.
> Enter pathname of shell or RETURN for sh:"
> If I hit return I get the same message as before about creating a non-root
> account. I presume this means I need to edit my rc.conf file. However none
> of the commands work. I can't use vi to edit the file, I cannot even access
> the man pages. It simply returns command not found.
> Very confused,
It is possible that your rc.conf has the configured option set to NO.. I
have actually had that happen to me once although I think it was on a
sparc install.. Anyway, drop into your shell and do a
which will mount all your drives/partitions as indicated in the
/etc/fstab.. Then you'll be able to use vi/emacs/whatever to edit the
In the Beginning there was nothing, which exploded - Yeah right...