autogenerating /etc/issue

elko elko at
Tue Jul 3 08:57:09 PDT 2001

On Tuesday 03 July 2001 14:15, Sanjuro E wrote:
> I want to generate my issue file at start-up so it
> reflects the current kernel version, but I also would
> like to include that escape code that resets the
> kernel.
> How do I generate a esc character in a file?

in `vi':

press ^V (CTRL-V) followed by the character to escape.
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