Changing the Parameters in a /etc/system File


The following tech-recipe contains instructions for changing the parameters in a /etc/system file.

1. cp /etc/system /etc/system.bkp
2. vi /etc/system (Make and save changes.)
3. Reboot
4. If the system fails to come back up or cannot recover from a failure, proceed as follows:
5. Press Stop+A
6. At OK> prompt type boot -a
eg:OK boot -a
7. This is the command for an interactive boot. It will ask you several things. Give defaults until it asks for your system file. SPECIFY THE /etc/system.bkp file, and your system should come up normally.

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