* Jerry McAllister <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [2004-03-06 02:42]:
> > 
> > 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...
> You're right to make a copy before tinkering.
> > I can't find any info on Single User Mode to help me:
> > 
> > - I use mount -u / to mount the filesystem as read/write
> That is correct, but, of course, it only gets the root (/) filesystem
> mounted.   You may need stuff on other ones, especially /usr.
> Try doing 
>    fsck /usr
>    mount /usr    or   mount /dev/d0s1f /usr   or whatever slice and
>                                               partition you have /usr on
> > - I cannot access any editors like vi or pico (my personal) favorite once in
> > single user mode... Why?

Or, to make things easier:

prompt# fsck -p
prompt# mount -u /
prompt# mount -a -tufs

just like pre-buildworld...


Another war ... must it always be so?  How many comrades have we lost
in this way? ...  Obedience.  Duty.  Death, and more death ...
                -- Romulan Commander, "Balance of Terror", stardate 1709.2
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