Subject: Re: initialization order & permanently mounting USB drives?
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/12/2007 12:38:47
On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 04:09:07PM -0700, James Hartley wrote:
> Thank you for your comments.  I have one last newbie question:  is
> there a way to edit /etc/fstab while in single user mode?  From what I
> can tell, / is mounted read-only...

of course.

mount /
# since you have /usr on a separate partition
mount /usr
export TERM=vt220
# or learn ed...
vi /etc/fstab

# when you're finished to put things back:
umount /usr
# remount / as read-only
mount -o ro /

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