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joshua at twobirds.us
Fri Mar 5 09:30:08 PST 2004
* Jerry McAllister <jerrymc at clunix.cl.msu.edu> [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.
Oh, yeah! Good point ;)
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