Bill Moran wmoran at potentialtech.com
Fri Jun 25 04:57:28 PDT 2004

Chris limina <semismurf at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I'm running bsd 5.2.1
> there is a syntax error in my rc.conf
> what course of action do i take to repair it without having to re-install.
> There should be a way to easily fix this. but none of the boot options allow
> me to edit that file.

I'm guessing it's throwing you into single-user mode?

mount -a
ee /etc/rc.conf

Fix the error and reboot.

Bill Moran
Potential Technologies

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