[Nottingham] Grub quickie help please

A. Devin Giddings ppxadg at nottingham.ac.uk
Thu Mar 16 20:27:45 GMT 2006

On Thu, Mar 16, 2006 at 08:22:03PM +0000, Michael Erskine wrote:
> Roger Light wrote:
> >On 16/03/06, Martin <martin at ml1.co.uk> wrote:
> >>Use:
> >>sudo vim /boot/grub/menu.lst
> >>to edit and finish with "ESC :w! :q" to write the read-only file.
> >How inefficient...
> >Use "ESC :wq!" and save yourself two key presses :)
> Surely that "!" is superfluous: <esc>:wq will suffice :)

Not if it is a read-only file!

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