Steve Bertrand wrote:
If the disk type is known, it is as simple as typing the appropriate location of the root fs at that prompt and the system will come up.
I don't remember about FreeBSD 4, but last time I dealt with a broken fstab on FreeBSD 6 I could just press tab to get a list of valid block devices. Then, I could just try each one until it worked - very useful for when you move IDE cabling around and the drive numbers change.
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