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Old 08-23-2014, 04:35 AM   #16
Drakeo
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I was trying to get my second HD to auto-mount and edited /etc/fstab. Must have done it wrong because now the system won't boot. I get the splash screen and I can get into GRUB, but all the advice online says to edit the kernel line and reboot. I have tried editing the line " linux /boot/vmlinuz... quiets showopts" with " 1" at the end and with " single" at the end and then F10 to boot. It doesn't take me into single user. Is there any other way I can get back into /etc/fstab so I can delete what I did. I just want my computer back. Could I use a live CD or the install CD I used to install openSuse?
debian in grub telinit 1 after that they have a whole different thing. single takes you to a defferent level it is strange.
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linux /boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-34-generic root=UUID=2c9c511c-e2e2-4c23-a19d-24e59d566216 ro quiet splash $vt_handoff telinit 1
initrd /boot/initrd.img-3.13.0-34-generic
I always keep a puppy linux around for emergencies

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