> Hi, > In order to make the user able to use mtools, access to A: that is, I put > a > line in fstab like: > > /dev/fd0 /floppy msdos rw wheel noauto > > this made it. As user I could use the floppystation with mtools. > But starting the machine today failed. > Here is what it says: > > fd0c: hard error reading fsbn 0 of 0-3 (No status) > msdos: /dev/fd0: Input/output error > Mounting /etc/fstab filesystems failed, startup aborted > Enter full pathname of shell or RETURN for /bin/sh: > > Hitting return I'll get a prompt like: # > Doing a ls shows me I am in the / > I can cd to /etc > I can do a less fstab > I can open fstab in vi > But I can't save in vi > I think I shouldn't have putting in the line with msdos in the fstab but > I'm not able to take it away. > > I hope for any suggestions here.... > > Regards, Thomas I am not sure, but i think "mount /dev/adXsY /" will mount the drive R/W, so that you can edit /etc/fstab (test with "mount" if it is mounted). Also you could use the Live-CD-ROM (disk 2) with the Fixit-Console, then do fsck and/or "mount /dev/adXsY /mnt". You do have the 2nd disk, don't you? ;) That will render you workstation bootable, I can not help you with the floppy though, sorry.
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