* Jerry McAllister <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [2004-03-06 06:00]: > > > > > > Hey Guys, > > > > > > > > I'm constantly botching up my fstab file and the system will fail to boot > > > You're right to make a copy before tinkering. > > > > > > 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 or fsck /dev/d0s1f > > > mount /usr or mount /dev/d0s1f /usr or whatever slice and > > > partition you have /usr on > > > > > > > Or, to make things easier: > > > > prompt# fsck -p > > Except this might not work if he has bollixed up his fstab as indicated > in the original question. > > > prompt# mount -u / > > prompt# mount -a -tufs > > This might not wokr either with a bad fstab. > > but doing it for specific devices to specific mount points should work > even with a messed up fstab. > > ////jerry
Oh, yeah! Good point ;) -- Joshua Is not that the nature of men and women -- that the pleasure is in the learning of each other? -- Natira, the High Priestess of Yonada, "For the World is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky", stardate 5476.3. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"