Starting and using services -- Single-user mode -- TECRA_A9-S9017

freebsd_user at freebsd_user at
Fri Sep 5 15:37:41 UTC 2008

I have the need to start and use service while in single_user mode.  To 
this point I'm not able to use 'top' or 'ps' respectively.  In 
addition,from the CLI; when I attempt to start services such as 
'portmap' and 'sshd' nothing is shown running via 'ps'.  All I see are 
the headers when I issue th 'ps aux' command.

I'm sure its possible to do what I'm attempting, but given the crippled 
situation of this box, I'm stuck in Single-user mode and need to start 
enough services that will allow the use of 'scp' in order to move some 
zipped/crucial files from the crippled box to another machine on the 
same network.

There are no other options, I need to do this from single-user mode.

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