Subject: Re: really easy ?
To: James Spahr <>
From: gabriel rosenkoetter <>
List: port-macppc
Date: 11/17/1999 19:25:53
On Wed, Nov 17, 1999 at 07:05:32PM -0500, James Spahr wrote:
> funny.
> I was re-installing 1.4.1 when I got your email, so I waited until it
> finished...
> I took out all the SIMMS expect for 2 32's and the machine would not boot. I
> put them all back in and it did. So I have a working system!!
> I'm happy. thank you all for all your help.

Erm. Huh?

How much ram is wired now?

As long as it boots, whatever. :^>

(... also, "would not boot" as in no powering on or no booting to

> just one more really newbie question, how do I edit rc.conf? emacs or vi
> don't seem to be there. I'm in the etc/ directory and:
> # vi
> vi: not found
> # emacs
> emacs: not found


vi should be there. emacs shouldn't (ever, IMHO ;^>).

Perhaps there's something whacked in your .login that means you're not
getting your path set properly. Try specifiying vi with the complete
path (/bin/vi, in a standard install).

You *did* install all the packages, right?

       ~ g r @