Cannot execut rcS

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at
Mon Jul 9 17:46:35 PDT 2001

Hartmut Brüning wrote:
> Sebastian Edman wrote:
> > Problem with CR+LF
> Oh yes this is a good tip. I reduced my rcS script
> and another script running without a problem to
>      #!/bin/sh
>      echo "Hallo"
> I gave them the same attributes. My rcS script didn't
> work. The other script run. A hex comparism of the
> to files showed a CR+LF after the first line of my
> rcS script which was not visible in vi, cat and less.
> I hope I'll find a way killing these CRs without
> retyping all the scripts.

You can see the CRs in vi id you do a vi -b filename.
CRs show up as a ^M.

You can delete the ^Ms individually, but I like

:1,$ s/\r//g

  -- Bruce
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