fstab problem

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Fri Jan 13 10:31:49 UTC 2012

On 13/01/2012 10:01, Bernt Hansson wrote:
> Hello list!
> I've moved /etc/fstab to /etc/fstab.org
> When booting I get prompted with
> Ok. I type ufs:ad0s1a
> The crap boot up. But I can't get the filesystem to become R/W
> Tried /sbin/mount -o rw /ad0s1a /
> /sbin/mount -o rw,force /ad0s1a /
> /sbin/mount -o force /ad0s1a /
> But /sbin/mount only shows ro.
> Don't really know what to do, except reinstall and that's a noop.

fsck /dev/ad0s1a
/sbin/mount -u -o rw /dev/ad0s1a /

You should then be able to recover /etc/fstab, fix any problems within
it and then on exit, the system should continue with a normal multi-user



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