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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • You can usually get ee or vim working by doing
    mount -u /
    mount /usr
    mount /var

    Alternatively, you could have used ed(1). It's not pretty, but not impossible either. It's saved my bacon a number of times...

    -Dom

    • I don't think this was actually single user mode (I wasn't able to find out really). It looked as though booting was incomplete: it tried to dial with the message PPP started as root and that was it then. No login, it simply dropped to a shell.

      I am not yet fully grokking FreeBSD, I am afraid. After my succesful compilation of the kernel I had to learn that it no longer asked for the password when logging in as root so I had to re-set the password using /stand/sysinstall. Very weird.

      But still, it appears t