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Re: i just fucked up my system big time



On Tuesday 19 April 2005 12:12 pm, brandon wrote:
> Being the total noob i am, i changed
> /dev/hdb5       /               ext3    defaults,errors=remount-ro
> in my fstab, to
> /dev/hdb5       /               ext3    defaults,utf8,errors=remount-ro
>
> and now whenever i boot up i get / mounted as readonly, rendering me
> unable to change it back. is the any way i could find a way to edit the
> file?

Do you have any Live CD distros available?  Like Knoppix, Mepis, or Ubuntu, or 
Kanotix?  If so, you can boot that cd, then edit the file on the hard drive, 
and reboot to the hard drive.  If you don't have a copy of a Live CD, can you 
download it on another computer, or at a friend's place?

Hal



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