How can I repair wrong /etc/rc.conf ?
kraduk at googlemail.com
Tue Mar 9 09:37:05 UTC 2010
On 9 March 2010 06:10, Lowell Gilbert <
freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org> wrote:
> oscar Seo <oscar815 at gmail.com> writes:
> > I'm using FreeBSD 6.4 + windowmaker in IBM notebook.
> > I edited /etc/rc.conf to use LAN other ip address is different from my
> > address in my school.
> > I got error message from this
> > [
> > /etc/rc.conf: 131: Syntax error: Unterminated quoted string
> > Enter full pathname of shell or RETURN for /bin/sh:
> > ]
> > so that I returned, I decided to edit /etc/rc.conf using vi.
> > But freebsd didn't find vi, less any other application.
> > I can't modify even if read /etc/rc.conf.
> > fortunately I can use cat so I found my fault sting from /etc/rc.conf but
> > can't modify any files cause the system changed into read only file
> > How can I repair /etc/rc.conf file with fault statements using any
> > Thanks in advanced.
> > Oscar
> There is an entry in the FreeBSD FAQ titled "I made a mistake in
> rc.conf, or another startup file, and now I cannot edit it because the
> file system is read-only. What should I do?"
> It's exactly what you need.
> Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area
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try doing a "mount -uw /"
then a "mount -a"
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