mouht r/w partition with ZFS

Bradley T. Hughes bradleythughes at
Sun Mar 13 20:58:23 UTC 2016

> On 13 Mar 2016, at 21:52, Carmel <carmel_ny at> wrote:
> Now, I can get onto the system in single use mood, but the system is
> read-only. I have tried "mount -a", but that does not help.

Note that `mount -a` doesn't affect already mounted filesystems.

> This is a ZFS filesystem. How can I get read/write access to the files,
> rc.conf specifically?

I'm assuming your /etc/rc.conf is on the root filesystem. In which case you need to remount / read-write with `mount -uw /`

Bradley T. Hughes
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