Boot fail, please help!

Vince Hoffman vince at unsane.co.uk
Fri Oct 27 10:10:24 BST 2006


k k wrote:
> --- Mervyn Passmore <mpassmore at m-p.co.uk> Ýãñáøå:
> 
>> Many thanks - panic over by mounting using mount -a
>> and commenting out the
>> offending drive in fstab and rebooting.
>> ....
> 
> 
> i had quite the same problem, when i tried to put a
> fat32 disk, in fstab . it did not work, and denied to
> boot [passed some stages and then halted].
>   what i did is that i got a livecd of freesbie, and
> edited 'fstab', so it worked after .
> 
> for the second question, i have never formated a drive
> through bsd.
> 
The easiest way is just fireing up sysinstall, selecting post install
config and using fdisk and label from there, I dont think it'll add any
fstab enties though. Otherwise man fdisk and man bsdlabel, oh and newfs :)
Vince
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