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Re: i just fucked up my system big time

On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 12:12:04AM +0800, 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?

If you still can boot fine, just remount / as read-write:

mount -o remount,rw /dev/hdb5 /

See if that works. You should then be able to edit
/etc/fstab just fine.

Stephen R. Laniel
+(617) 308-5571

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