On Thursday 21 June 2007 16:30:11 Steel City Phantom wrote: > tried > mount -u rw / > and > mount -u rw /dev/ad1s1 / > with the same result, no permission error > next idea or did i get the command wrong > Lowell Gilbert wrote: > > 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. > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > References > > 1. mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > 2. mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org > 3. http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > 4. mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"
might try a freesbie live cd or freebsd install cd, to find your partition and make your edits to the fstab there. good luck, -- Jonathan Horne http://dfwlpiki.dfwlp.org [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"