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Date:      Fri, 6 May 2011 21:32:57 -0500
From:      Ryan Coleman <editor@d3photography.com>
To:        Henry Olyer <henry.olyer@gmail.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: i messed up, need to do fsck and also uncomment the /usr line if /etc/fstab
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In-Reply-To: <BANLkTi=97m3HH64=7zCejCnOcUQ_Tv4A3Q@mail.gmail.com>
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Boot to a boot disk.. anything... CD, DVD, USB

Load up vi - you can probably do this from a live linux distro.

Unedit the line.

Save.

Quit.

Reboot.

You're golden.


On May 6, 2011, at 9:06 PM, Henry Olyer wrote:

> Woe is me.
>=20
> First, I simply messed up, happens to us all from time to time.  I =
lost
> power on an laptop running 8.2.
>=20
> Restarted it but for some reason the fsck didn't run and I lost some =
/usr
> files.
>=20
> I tried to do an fsck manually but because it's mounted I got nowhere. =
 So I
> put a comment ("#") in front of the /usr line for the /etc/fstab file.
>=20
> Now, I can't boot.
>=20
> I need what's on my disk -- of course!
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