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Re: Hosed fstab, won't boot how to edit?



On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 1:45 PM, Robert Moskowitz <rgm htt-consult com> wrote:
> So I mistyped noatime in /etc/fstab; wished there was a way to test this
> first!
>
> Anyway, since this is my ASUS Eee and my swap is on the SD card, by pulling
> the SD card the boot halts and puts me into Repair Filesystem mode.
>
> Thing is /etx fstab is readonly.  vi fstab won't let me save the file.
>
> I really don't want to do a complete reinstall yet.  I want to buy a 8Gb SD
> card first (and next time I am putting /usr on the SD card).  So how can I
> edit this?


mount -o rw,remount /

then edit it.


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