Booting with missing /usr/local
dom at happygiraffe.net
Wed Sep 10 08:33:51 BST 2003
On Wed, Sep 10, 2003 at 08:08:27AM +0100, Mike Bristow wrote:
Stop being awake so early. ;-)
> On Wed, Sep 10, 2003 at 08:02:04AM +0100, Henrik Morsing wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I moved /usr/local to a seperate device but forgot to mount it on start
> > up. Now I can't login because it can't find /usr/local/bin/bash (I
> > shouldn't really use this shell for root, should I).
> No :)
> > What can I do now?
> Boot single-user. (Section 7.3 of the FreeBSD handbook tells you how).
> You'll get a root shell, before any disks are mounted (except /, which
> is mounted read-only). Do something like "mount -a" to mount everything
> in /etc/fstab (so you have /usr/bin/vi & enough support to run it, and
> / becomes mounted read-write. Fix /etc/fstab. "mount -a" again to make
> sure you didn't typo in /etc/fstab! Reboot.
Doh. I forgot that chsh is in /usr/bin in my post. Darn. Thanks,
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