* 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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