can't reboot after messing up my rc.conf file

Mike Jeays Mike.Jeays at
Wed Feb 16 23:11:27 GMT 2005

On Wed, 2005-02-16 at 13:42, aklist_061666 wrote:
> Hi All:
> I was editing my rc.conf file and left off a quote mark, and now when I try 
> to reboot I get an error and am prompted to drop into shell to fix it.
> The default prompt is /bin/sh, and if I hit return I get a prompt.
> How can I edit the file while I'm in that prompt? VI doesn't there 
> another text editor I can use to fix the file?
> TIA 
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