Subject: RE: boot problem
To: Robert Manna <email@example.com>
From: Frederik Meerwaldt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/28/2002 13:02:54
> Ok, what you've told me makes sense. Now I really feel dumb. How do I set
> the terminal if I'm using a local keyboard & monitor. When I start vi right
> now it gives me the following error message. "term enviroment variable not
These are complete Unix basics and you should have a look in a few FAQs.
First you have to mount your / Filesystem read-write.
I assume you havn't edited your /etc/fstab yet, so do a
mount /dev/yourrootdev / (where you should replace rootdev with your
rootdevice (e.g. sd0a)).
Search for the string RC_CONFIGURED and replace the NO to YES.
After that, your system drops into multi-user-mode.
The way I do it:
cat /etc/defaults/rc.conf >> /etc/rc.conf.
Then edit /etc/rc.conf and delete every line which doesn't differ from the
Ah - to set the terminal do TERM=vt100; export TERM if you are using sh or
setenv TERM vt100 if you are using CSH.
Greetings - Freddy
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