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Date:      Sun, 13 Mar 2016 18:21:13 -0500
From:      Brandon J. Wandersee <>
To:        "Bradley T. Hughes" <>
Cc:        Carmel <>,
Subject:   Re: mouht r/w partition with ZFS
Message-ID:  <868u1m2cd2.fsf@WorkBox.Home>
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Bradley T. Hughes writes:

>> This is a ZFS filesystem. How can I get read/write access to the files,
>> rc.conf specifically?
> I'm assuming your /etc/rc.conf is on the root filesystem. In which case you need to remount / read-write with `mount -uw /`

Perhaps a little better:

`zfs set readonly=off <filesystem_name>`

Either should work in single-user mode, but changing the read-only
status of a ZFS filesystem doesn't reaquire unmounting and re-mounting

:: Brandon Wandersee

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