problem after editing /boot/defaults/loader.conf

freenity antonmaster at
Thu Apr 5 19:58:43 UTC 2007

yes i tried to load /boot/loader.conf but it says that there was syntax
error while loading vesa module, the same problem happened with
I didnt edit /boot/loader.conf =)
Is there any way I can edit those files? Im on winxp now, is there any
program that can read/write fbsd partition?

On 4/5/07, Kris Kennaway <kris at> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 05, 2007 at 02:44:24PM -0300, freenity wrote:
> > Hi
> > I have a problem after editing /boot/defaults/loader.conf, I wanted to
> > enable a boot splash picture. So when I rebooted, I coudnt boot :s After
> > selecting the booting type (normal boot or something) It showe loading
> > kernel text = 0x..... mem=0x..... and then it freezed. I can reboot it
> > pressing ctrl + alt + supr.
> >
> > Is there any way to fix it? Thanks.
> Well for starters you are not supposed to edit /boot/defaults, that is
> for default settings, not customized ones :) Override in
> /boot/loader.conf according to the directions in splash(4).
> I guess you might need to better follow the other directions there
> too, so if the problem persists then get back to us.
> Kris

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