Help! I killed my rc.conf and cant boot correctly!
neuhauser at bellavista.cz
Sun Jun 29 20:26:21 PDT 2003
# bsd2000au at yahoo.com.au / 2003-06-28 16:04:58 +1000:
> --- 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?
> 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!
mount -u /
mount -a -t ufs
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