[Techtalk] Lost the fstab - now what?

PMarshall at flyingrhino.com PMarshall at flyingrhino.com
Wed Jun 11 11:36:10 EST 2003

I wrote a little script that removes the fstab and writes a new one in its
place to enable the removal of mobile bay hard drives.  It's worked great
on 4 separate machines.  On the fifth one, the fstab got removed, but never
rewritten and now the machine won't boot.  It goes into repair mode, but
doesn't allow me to copy the backed up fstab (fstab.old) to fstab.  It
complains that it's in read-only mode.  How do I get this beast to allow me
to modify the files?


Pat Marshall, MCSE, MCSA, A+
Systems Administrator
Flying Rhinoceros
1440 NW Overton Street
Portland, OR  97209
(503) 552-8700
(503) 221-7282 (Fax)

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