i move my /etc folder in my /home folder
i have 1200 users...
i do a real stoopid thing
i move my /etc into my /home folder ....
so now how do i move back to is original place ... im able to log in single mode but my drive is read-only ... icant mount with the command
mount -o remount,rw
mount --move /home/etc /
i try to boot with knoopix and simply mepis CD
both of them dont see the content of my drive cause my /etc/fstab and my /etc/mtab are not at the good place....
how do i move back my /etc to return to the /
If you boot into a livecd, they should be able to mount the partition. If you're trying to boot your existing system with them, it won't work. Boot into the livecd system, then mount and edit the partition putting your /etc back where it belongs.
And yes, that was a dumb thing to do. LOL
fstab on the liveCD doesn't know those partitions have been defined... you need the be more explicit when you mount
mount /dev/xxx /mnt/something
changing /dev/xxx to the actual device and partition# ie sda3 hda2 sdb1
the directory you mount to will have to exist as well. you can `mkdir -p /mnt/bkuproot`
mount /dev/xxx /mnt/bkuproot
cp -R /mnt/bkuproot/home/etc /mnt/bkuproot
then umount /dev/xxx
and probably restart the machine
you can remove your 2nd copy of etc from the home dir if all is okay
good luck - we all do stupid things !!!
ok i boot with knoppix again
i see on desktop 4 drive ...
sda1 = ramdisk (knoppix stuff)
normally i must have one drive not 3 im on linux server with raid but the 3 disk of 80 gig are configure to give me a big 320 gig of space....
so what can i do to see my data now ?
you need to know your raid/lvm setup.
however, you should be okay... just go ahead and mount all three.
Locate the /home directory in (hopefully) just one of them. Make the changes as described.
where do i check my raid/lvm ?
I cant mount my drive ...
nilleso say to create a folder...
i create the folder /mnt/drive1
mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt/drive1
>>>> give me this error >>>
mount: you must specify the filesystem type
even if i try with /dev/sda2 or sdc1 its the same thing
THX a lot for your help !!!
Did you google the error?
As the error says, give it a filesystem type. vfat for fat32, ext3, ext2, xfs, whatever
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