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Old 07-03-2007, 02:19 AM   #1
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help to edit Edit my bootloader's config file from kernel prompt


how do i edit my boot config file from kernel prompt
 
Old 07-03-2007, 02:37 AM   #2
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assuming you're using grub, edit /boot/grub/grub.conf the changes take effect without having to do anything else. if you're not familiar with editing files on console, try using nano or pico, as they are very simple and friendly. of course, you *should* learn vi...
 
Old 07-03-2007, 04:24 AM   #3
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Define what you mean by "kernel prompt".
 
Old 07-03-2007, 04:54 AM   #4
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If you are using Suse it's better to go through YaST. It's a bit more difficult to edit through an editor.
 
Old 07-03-2007, 06:53 AM   #5
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i use the linux rescue mode but when i try to use the command

: vi /grub/grub.conf

it show vi command not fount(not recognized)
 
Old 07-03-2007, 06:59 AM   #6
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that's because that's the wrong command. no one at all gave you that command to run...
 
  


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