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Old 05-23-2017, 03:48 AM   #1
newbiehimanshu
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Post Fedora machine not booting because of SWAP partition


HI,
i am a newbie to linux and i did a mistake while making a new swap partition and also made a entry in fstab file , now machine is stuck while booting . i cant go to rescue mode / emergency mode . i am totally new so kindly help me guy's.

thanks in advance.
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Old 05-23-2017, 05:54 AM   #2
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easy solution would be use a live disk to boot the system and repair the misconfiguration you caused. Potentially you could try placing init=/bin/bash on the kernel line if you don't feel like getting a live disk but that isn't guaranteed to work.

Did you make a back-up of fstab before editing it? I would normally always recommend to have a back-up.
 
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