[PATCH] Overriding rc.conf in loader
ed at fxq.nl
Sun Nov 4 12:14:43 PST 2007
* Marcin Wisnicki <mwisnicki+freebsd at gmail.com> wrote:
> I thought it would be nice if there was a way to override rc.conf
> variables during boot. Proposed patch implements this using kenv.
> With it, you can override any rc variable from loader.conf by prefixing
> its name with 'rc.', some useful examples:
> # disable gdm
> set rc.gdm_enable=no
> # start only base scripts
> set rc.local_startup=
> # alternative rc.conf
> set rc.rc_conf_files=/etc/rc.conf.safe
> I find it often more convenient than booting into single-user, remounting
> rw and editing conf files.
> If it's worth committing I can try to update rc.conf(5) & loader(8) manuals.
That's a great idea! AOL: Me Too! ;-)
Ed Schouten <ed at fxq.nl>
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