Solved > RE: Help! I killed my rc.conf and cant boot correctly!
bsd2000au at yahoo.com.au
Sat Jun 28 15:07:04 PDT 2003
Yet again the FBSD community kick goals!
--- Roland Wells <freebsd at thebeatbox.org> wrote: >
> "fsck -y" (check the filesystem)
> "mount -uw /" (mount root filesystem read/write)
> if you saved a backup of the rc.conf, all you have
> to do is:
> mv /etc/rc.conf_backup_file /etc/rc.conf
> hope that helps
> 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
> 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
> --- 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
> > seem
> > > to boot into a basic session. Cant edit or save
> > > /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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