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Old 03-18-2009, 08:21 PM   #1
christijerina
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Root login


"fsck failed. Please repair manually and reboot. The root file system is currently mounted read-only. To remount it read-write do:

bash# mount -n -o remount, rw /"

what exactly do i type to remount it.
or reset the root login password.??
 
Old 03-18-2009, 08:34 PM   #2
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To remount, type at the bash# prompt, then press Enter:
Code:
mount -n -o remount,rw /
 
Old 03-19-2009, 03:37 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by christijerina View Post
it just ask for root login nothing else so how would i type that?? plus when i type something is it suppose to show cuz it doesnt?
The boot performs a check on the hard drive(s) and if there's a problem that can not be automatically repaired, the fsck repair message appears on the screen, something like this:
Code:
fsck failed. Please repair manually and reboot. The root
file system is currently mounted read only. To remount it
read write do:

bash# mount -n -o remount,rw /

Attention: Only CONTROL-D will reboot the system in this
maintenance mode. shutdown or reboot will not work.
Give root password for login:
So, after you enter the root password that you used when you installed Linux, the "bash#" prompt appears. At the "bash#" prompt is where you enter the command to remount.

If nothing appears on the screen when you type, shutdown your system, verify that your keyboard cable is seated tight, and restart your computer.
 
  


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