Subject: Re: Cannot mount root rw
To: Sverre Froyen <>
From: Gary D. Duzan <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/11/1994 11:51:37
In Message <> , (Sverre Froyen) wrote:

=>Vax writes:
=>> possibly a stupid question:
=>> what does your /etc/fstab say?
=>#bash: cat /etc/fstab
=>/dev/sd0a / ufs rw 1 1
=>/dev/sd0d /usr ufs rw 1 2
=>> Also, have you tried the full syntax for mount?
=>> e.g. mount -u /dev/sd0a /
=>> or just: mount -u /dev/sd0a
=>Yes, both give the same error.
   Would you happen to have an inactive IDE in the system? I had a
similar problem when I was moving from IDE to SCSI. If so, try
pulling the IDE card and see what happens. Or maybe try the latest
boot blocks and see if they help.

                                      Gary D. Duzan
                         Humble Practitioner of the Computer Arts