forcing boot

Lawrence Horvath lordsporkton at
Sun Jun 4 22:19:25 PDT 2006

On 6/4/06, Mikko Työläjärvi <mbsd at> wrote:
> > 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.
>     $.02,
>     /Mikko

 ahh netstart shoulde work great, gonna try that soon as i get home,
thank you, i think thats just what i needed

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