i messed up, need to do fsck and also uncomment the /usr line if /etc/fstab

Ryan Coleman editor at d3photography.com
Sat May 7 02:33:11 UTC 2011

Boot to a boot disk.. anything... CD, DVD, USB

Load up vi - you can probably do this from a live linux distro.

Unedit the line.




You're golden.

On May 6, 2011, at 9:06 PM, Henry Olyer wrote:

> Woe is me.
> First, I simply messed up, happens to us all from time to time.  I lost
> power on an laptop running 8.2.
> Restarted it but for some reason the fsck didn't run and I lost some /usr
> files.
> I tried to do an fsck manually but because it's mounted I got nowhere.  So I
> put a comment ("#") in front of the /usr line for the /etc/fstab file.
> Now, I can't boot.
> I need what's on my disk -- of course!
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