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I was trying to enable disk quotas from instructions from a webmin module called virtulmin.
I added the last line to the /etc/fstab file.
Now I get get linux to boot. It gives me the option to enter the root password or reboot.
When I put in the password it drops me in a shell in which i don't have a clue how to change the file back the way it was. I don't have a clue how to even get to the file least of all edit the thing.
Any help would be appreciated. Thanx
Distribution: Slack Puppy Debian DSL--at the moment.
ESC then :wq. Ancient?????? Okay, old but useful. I never could get the hang of MC. You shouldn't have to path-name vi either.
A secret. If you plan and log what you are going to do, it makes it easy to reverse the changes. Do I do that? Are you kidding? That would take some sense! Every time I screw up, I am sure I will remember what I did, and log it "later". However, I have gotten a lot better at installing images--a lot better. Before that, I got real good at installation. Some day, I am sure, I will get really good at logging everything.
Man you guys are a life saver i tried the mc thingy and after about an hour of figuring out how the thing worked I was able to edit the file and I'm back up and running.
I tried the /bin/vi thingy with no luck.
By the way I log everything the problem is finding which scrap of paper I wrote it down on. I probably got at least two packs of postit notes stuck up all over the place. Hey but it makes for interesting wall paper.