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I have installed red hat linux 9.0 for learning purpose on separate hard drive that is used mainly for testing.
I wanted to learn how to repair damaged linux system and decided to make a small test.
I have copied fstab file from /etc directory to users' home directory, and then I deleted fstab from /etc. As expected, system couldn't boot. I could only enter terminal mode, but I have found out that user folder doesn't exist in /home folder anymore. Never mind I had written all contents of fstab to the paper earlier and then I tried create new file fstab in /etc folder with touch command but then I got error message that device id mounted as read only, but I couldn't mount it in rw mode.
That is pretty much stupid, I need to make changes on system in order to repair it, but at the same time, system is read only....
What to do in this case?
I don't want to install again from CDs, I want to fix this error...
Also, I created boot floppy disk, but couldn't do anything with it.