Subject: Re: boot problem
To: None <>
From: Dave McGuire <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 07/27/2002 23:41:20
On July 28, Matthias Buelow wrote:
> >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
> >mount -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
> >rc.conf.
> Alternatively, he can use /bin/ed to edit /etc/rc.conf.  ed is dead 
> simple and he'll
> have to learn it someday anyways.

  Some nights I awaken, horrified, in a cold a nightmare, I
was using ed.

  Most nights it's actually Windows, but sometimes it's ed.


Dave McGuire                  "Needing a calculator indicates that
St. Petersburg, FL              your .emacs file is incomplete." -Joshua Boyd