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Old 12-18-2007, 01:58 PM   #1
dbabalola2
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Script configuration command


Pls. I need someone to tell me how to exit "vi /etc/rc.local" after adding the line "echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward" line
 
Old 12-18-2007, 02:02 PM   #2
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type "<esc>:wq<enter>"
 
Old 12-18-2007, 02:21 PM   #3
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I'd also add that, depending on what distro this is, an /etc/sysctl.conf entry of:
net.ipv4.ip_forward = 1

is probably a more standard way to do this.
 
Old 12-18-2007, 06:52 PM   #4
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Long way
type "<esc>:wq<enter>"

short way
type "<esc>:x<enter>"

FYI individually these mean:

w => write buffer to (current) file - you can specify a new filename here
q => quit, no save
x => exit with save, equiv to wq

Last edited by chrism01; 12-18-2007 at 06:54 PM.
 
Old 12-19-2007, 03:50 AM   #5
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Thanks

I got it. Hope i can always call on you on Linux issue.

Last edited by dbabalola2; 12-19-2007 at 04:00 AM.
 
  


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