Subject: Re: more queries
To: John Ostrowick <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ken Nakata <email@example.com>
Date: 01/31/1996 10:06:43
> 1. why is my fs read-only? chmod is totally impotent, despite the fact that
> whoami says 'root'. Yes, single user mode, yes, did a fsck.
Because, by default, the root fs is mounted read-only when booted in
single user mode. Try "mount -u /".
> 2. how do i run X-win?
After installing X, you should be able to run it with the startx
command. I suggest you read the man pages or a beginner's guide
book for X of some sort.