Replace FSTAB

Discussion in 'HOWTO-Related Questions' started by deco5003, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. deco5003

    deco5003 New Member

    Hi I made some changes to fstab trying to make a user capable to run configure. (BY the way I am trying to install courier-authlib). And I screwed up so now the system can’t boot . I have a fstab backup but how do I replace it? booting from a live cd maybe?
  2. Mark_NL

    Mark_NL New Member

    You can boot from a live disc, mount your linux disc and fix the fstab.

    Aren't you getting the option to continue (CTRL-D) or enter root pass to get a maintenance shell when you boot?

    Can you show us the error your getting at the end of the boot process?
  3. deco5003

    deco5003 New Member

    Yes this is it! It Works! I boot form a Live CD mount /dev/hda3 and change the bad lines. Now everthing is fine.

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