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Old 07-20-2005, 01:52 PM   #1
jmboulos
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How to run firstboot again in FC3?


I was having trouble with a video card acceleration, so I had to modify the kernel arguments right after installation so that I can boot into text mode and change the xorg.conf file to have noaccel as an option to resolve the video problems.

When I booted again and let it start normally, it didnt execute the firstboot thing that lets me set NIS, language, keyboard, etc.

How do I execute this script again? The distro is Fedora Core 3. I need to run the firstboot again, or make the system think that the next boot is a first one.

Any help?

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Old 07-20-2005, 02:22 PM   #2
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IIRC the command is actually called `firstboot` and you should be able to run it directly from the commandline. It might be in /sbin/ (but not having RedHat any more I can't check for you).
 
Old 07-20-2005, 03:02 PM   #3
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I tried just running it. No dice. Doesnt do anything.
 
  


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