Error when trying to use vi or nano in mainenance mode

Solution Verified - Updated -


When starting up in maintenance mode, receiving bash error when trying to access program such as vi or nano

bash: /user/bin/id: no such file or directory
bash: [: =: unary operator expected


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Subscriber exclusive content

A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase of over 48,000 articles and solutions.

Current Customers and Partners

Log in for full access

Log In