Help! I killed my rc.conf and cant boot correctly!
listone at deathbeforedecaf.net
Fri Jun 27 23:11:29 PDT 2003
Once you're in single-user mode, try
This should give you a writeable root as well as your other filesystems.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Keith Spencer" <bsd2000au at yahoo.com.au>
To: "Adam" <blueeskimo at gmx.net>
Cc: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Saturday, June 28, 2003 3:34 PM
Subject: Re: Help! I killed my rc.conf and cant boot correctly!
> Thanks Adam,
> When the machine boots it drops straight into (I
> guess) single user mode. The /usr/sbin /usr/bin cant
> be cd-ed to and the /etc dir says it is read only file
> system! So I can't save to it.
> I have a "Schlacter tute" fireall setup on it. With
> whatever security it entails.
> Any clue? Can I interupt the boot and do something?
> This is a mission critical machine darn it...Oh dear!
> --- Adam <blueeskimo at gmx.net> wrote: > On Fri,
> 2003-06-27 at 23:57, Keith Spencer wrote:
> > > Want to hear a tale of stupidity and woe.
> > > I screwed up fbsd 4.7 system rc.conf and can only
> > seem
> > > to boot into a basic session. Cant edit or save to
> > > /etc files.
> > > What to do and you guessed it...noboot disk was
> > made
> > > although I have another 4.7 fbsd machine nearby.
> > > Tell me it's not fatal guys!
> > I don't see why you wouldn't be able to boot into
> > single-user mode, edit
> > the rc.conf, then reboot. What exactly is the
> > problem editing the files
> > in /etc from SU mode?
> > --
> > Adam <blueeskimo at gmx.net>
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