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Old 12-06-2007, 01:18 PM   #1
ramesh mohite
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Exclamation not able to edit the /etc/fstab

Dear All,
i had made some changes in /etc/fstab for auto mounting the partition.
After rebooting the pc it gives me error at startup & not booting properly. I tried to edit the /etc/fstab but the file is read only please suggest me some solution.

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Can you post a copy of your /etc/fstab? Before and after you made changes. A copy of the actual errors would also be helpful.
Old 12-06-2007, 02:19 PM   #3
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Question: If the computer is not booting, how are you accessing /etc/fstab?

Basic Question: Are you logged in as root when you access /etc/fstab?
Old 12-06-2007, 02:29 PM   #4
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Suspect that the system is stopping in single user mode with / mounted read-only


mount -o remount / -rw

Then try editing /etc/fstab


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