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Old 01-14-2005, 07:03 AM   #1
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Booting without fstab?

Is there any way to skip my fstab file? I've screwed up my fstab...

Old 01-14-2005, 07:12 AM   #2
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What Distro are you using? I use Slackware and they have a Live CD. You just need to boot to it and mount the partition that /etc is on. Fix the file and then you are in business.

Forgot, I do not believe that it is possible to boot your system without it.

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Old 01-14-2005, 07:56 AM   #3
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I'm using Debian 3.1 'sarge' ... there must be a way to mount my filesystem.. The problem is that i use a s-ata harddisk. Which means that my bootcd /bootfloppy has to support it..

Anyone else?
Old 01-14-2005, 09:49 AM   #4
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Use knoppix. mount filesystem, edit fstab to fix.


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