Strange file system behavior.

James Edwards jedwards at
Wed Sep 10 21:33:07 UTC 2014

On 2014-09-10 12:29, atar wrote:
> Hi!
> I'm using at FreeBSD 10.0 release but with the 'i386-memstick.img'
> version running from my USB stick and I've noticed at strange behavior
> when I tried execute the command: 'less /etc/resolv.conf' it gives me
> an error message that says: 'No such file or directory' but I fairly
> know that this file does exists from the output of the 'ls -lh
> /etc/resolv.conf' command, so what's going on here?
> Regards,
> Atar.


I can't currently speak for the memstick image, but on the Live DVD 
image, /etc/resolv.conf is a symlink to /tmp/bsdinstall_etc/resolv.conf. 
  If /tmp/bsdinstall_etc/resolv.conf doesn't exist, you can create it and 
modify your nameservers.


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