forcing boot

Mikko Työläjärvi mbsd at
Sun Jun 4 19:14:23 PDT 2006

> On Jun 4, 2006, at 2:40 PM, Lawrence Horvath wrote:
> How can i force normal boot up even if the filesystem was uncleanly 
> dismounted,
> i have a box that it looks like the HD is failing, but i still need
> some of the info off it, so i would like to get it to boot normally
> anyway so i can sftp/scp the files off it then i can replace the HD,
> but it refuses boot anything but single user mode.

In single user mode /etc/netstart should bring up the network. If you
have data on partitions other than the root, you can manually mount
them read-only.


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