FileSystem Fix

Alex Zbyslaw xfb52 at
Thu Apr 12 10:49:41 UTC 2007

illoai at wrote:

> On 12/04/07, Chris Hesselrode <chriscitrix at> wrote:
>> mount reload of '/' failed: No such file or directory
>> Can't stat /dev/ad6s1e: No such file or directory (6 times ... with
>> different ending letters)
>> How can I fix this?
>> In the /dev there are only:
>> ad4
>> ad4s1
>> ad4s1a
>> ad4s1b
>> ad4s1c
>> ad4s1d
>> ad4s1e
>> ad4s1f
> It seems to me that your fstab is expecting
> /dev/ad6* and the drive is now on /dev/ad4.
> You might be able to plug it into another
> controller and have it work.
> Otherwise you will have to go through the tedium
> of passing the root device to the boot loader[1],
> booting into single user mode, fsck-ing by device
> number, mount /dev/ad6s1a /, editing the /etc/fstab,
> and continuing the boot from there.

Or boot from CD1, go in to fixit shell, mount /dev/ad4s1a on /mnt and 
edit /mnt/etc/fstab with vi or ed.

Take out the CD and it should boot.


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