Re: fstab problem
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> Greetings all,
> I have a problem with my /etc/fstab and the system cannot boot.
> I copied a fstab file from another machine, but I fogot that the file
> system of the root volume on that machine is ext3 but the one I have
> is XFS, so the system cannot boot anymore.
> Luckily I have a LiveCD and I boot the LiveCD system and change the fstab:
> # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
> proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
> /dev/hda3 / xfs defaults,errors=remount-ro
> 0 1
> /dev/hda8 /boot ext3 defaults 0 0
> /dev/hda9 none swap sw 0 0
> /dev/hdc /media/cdrom0 iso9660 ro,user,noauto 0 0
> but the system can only boot to runlevel 2, and the message said that
> the '/' is not mounted yet (wrong option).
> So, how can I write a correct fstab?
Mount / from the command line. For example:
# mount -v -t ext3 /dev/hda3 /mnt/dev/hda3
(Or whatever LiveCD calls that mountpoint.)
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
Is "common sense" really valid?
For example, it is "common sense" to white-power racists that
whites are superior to blacks, and that those with brown skins
are mud people.
However, that "common sense" is obviously wrong.
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