Tried to symlink /etc to another disk, now stuck

Steve Bertrand steve at
Fri Jun 13 00:31:23 UTC 2008

Glenn Gillis wrote:

> Now, I cannot log in as a privileged user to copy or move /new/etc
> back to /etc. (Because the password files were also in /etc.) I've
> tried booting into Single User mode with "boot -s" at the boot prompt,
> only to receive a "mountroot>" prompt wanting to know where to find
> the root filesystem. 

What type of disk(s) do you have in the box?

I can't remember the exact syntax of the mountroot prompt, but I'll 
break one of my machines here to 'remind' myself if you know what driver 
  you use for your root partition.

ad (IDE)
ar (RAID)
da (SCSI)



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