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Old 02-05-2008, 04:07 AM   #1
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Actually i was experimenting with my linux machine... i installed e2compr on it... it changed something... and the next time when i rebooted the machine it could not find the /etc/fstab file and actually it was renamed as something else...

But the main problem is it boots into a read only file system.... can anyone help me?
Old 02-05-2008, 06:54 AM   #2
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Restore from backup, no backup then consider this a lesson learned. You choose to install something which has a history of being abandoned a number of times and does not support ext3/LVM.

You can check and see if you have a possible backup /etc/fstab file in the directory; ls -al /etc/fstab*
You might be able to get some help here:
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A good reason to have a test system. Or better yet: use a VM for your test environment.
Old 02-05-2008, 11:07 PM   #4
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Smile Solved.....

thanks for suggesting me the solutions...

but i found the solution like...

mount -t ext3 -o remount /dev/hda7 /

where hda7 is the main file system of my linux...

and then it made the file system as read write and i copied the renamed /etc/fstab file to the original... and then rebooted...



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