Steel City Phantom <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> ok, i had a working bsd system.
>
> i shut it down, and removed a drive from it to use in another computer
>
> i turn it on and i get mounting errors, nothing unsual, can't find drives
>
> from the manualroot prompt i put in the path to the root partition to
> the drive that is still in the machine
>
> i boot to single user mode
>
> im now trying to edit my fstab so i can boot normally (the drive
> numbers moved from ad1 to ad0 because i removed a hardrive)
>
> i can see all the files, i mounted my /usr partition, but for some
> reason i can't remount the / parition to edit the fstab.  when i enter
> the command mount -o rw / i get operation not permitted.  i tried
> mount -o rw /dev/ad1s1 /  and mount -o rw /dev/ad0s1 /and got the same
> thing.  ive used this in the past and it works, i don't know why its
> not working now.  any ideas?
>
> bsd 6.2 if it matters
>
> when i do mount
> /dev/ad1s1 on / (ufs, local, read-only)
> devfs on /dev (devfs, local)
> /dev/ad1s1f on /usr/ (ufs, local, soft-updates)

Try the "-u" (update) option. 
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