Booting bit-by-bit (rc.conf broken)
culverk at yumyumyum.org
Wed Sep 3 07:10:47 PDT 2003
On Wed, 3 Sep 2003, Colin Watson wrote:
> My rc.conf file appears to be broken in some way, and this is preventing
> my system from booting. It boots to a heavily resticted system, with
> only the / file system mounted and the statically linked binaries
> available. Problem is, I can't edit my rc.conf or remove it. Is their
> any way I can either selectivly execute statements in the rc.conf during
> bootup (similar to the old dos method), or a way I can force login, so I
> can remove the damaged rc.conf.
Although I doubt this is what's broken. rc.conf doesn't "run" it contains
variables that are used by other scripts to turn services and other things
on or off.
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