Hi, a dual booting and printing question

Thomas Mueller mueller6722 at twc.com
Sun Oct 9 08:06:03 UTC 2016

> Hi,
> Pls what do I do when I am unable to log in to my free BSD. I misconfigured
> the xdm and it's not allowing me to log in.
> I can't even work from the terminal because the ctrl alt fxn keys are not
> responding. Once the system starts it goes to the xdm and hangs. I thought
> to use enlightenment desktop but alls not functioning.
> I tried booting into single user mode to edit the troubled file but all are
> only readable and not rw.
> Help
> Ola

When you boot into single-user mode in FreeBSD or NetBSD, root is read-only.

You can remount root read-write with
mount -uw /


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