On Thursday, 4 March 2004 at 23:48:05 -0900, Joe Pokupec wrote: > Hey Guys, > > I'm constantly botching up my fstab file and the system will fail to boot > correctly. I've learned to create a working fstab and call is fstab.orig > which I can overwrite the botched file if I end up in Single User Mode... > > I can't find any info on Single User Mode to help me: > > - I use mount -u / to mount the filesystem as read/write > > - I cannot access any editors like vi or pico (my personal) favorite once in > single user mode... Why?
Probably because the file system on which they're located hasn't been mounted. Try: # mount /usr > - I can't use the locate command, because the /usr/libexec/locate.updatedb > script is not accessible Same thing. > - I can't su because this is not a recognized command In single user mode you should be root. Greg -- When replying to this message, please copy the original recipients. If you don't, I may ignore the reply or reply to the original recipients. For more information, see http://www.lemis.com/questions.html Note: I discard all HTML mail unseen. Finger [EMAIL PROTECTED] for PGP public key. See complete headers for address and phone numbers.
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