i messed up,
need to do fsck and also uncomment the /usr line if /etc/fstab
henry.olyer at gmail.com
Sat May 7 02:36:55 UTC 2011
I had an old FBSD 7.2 CD. good enough for this I thought.
I booted from that but now I need to mount the file systems on my hard
drive. How do I do that?
I agree,, once I get the /etc file system mounted I can edit the file.
How do I do an fsck on the /usr file system when coming up?
On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 10:32 PM, Ryan Coleman <editor at d3photography.com>wrote:
> 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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