[wellylug] File recovery after a crash.

MDM Productions thefrasers at clear.net.nz
Thu Sep 24 21:31:53 NZST 2009


MDM Productions wrote:
> Xav Paice wrote:
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>> ----- "MDM Productions" <thefrasers at clear.net.nz> wrote:
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>>> Yes, it's hda6 /home that is causing the grief. How do I edit it?
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>> Use vi.  http://www.unix-manuals.com/tutorials/vi/vi-in-10-1.html
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>> In your case, assuming you have access to vi... 
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>> # vi /etc/fstab
>> use the arrows to navigate to the appropriate line and at the start of the line, type "cW"
>> Then type /dev/hda6
>> Hit escape, then type :wq
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> Xav: Pretty sure I got it right, but I'm back to the shell with  
> /etc/fstab returning bash: /etc/fstab: Permission denied.
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Aha! Ran vi /etc/fstab again, and for hda6 the UUID has gone. Now it reads..
 /dev/hda6 /home ext3 defaults 1 2
none /proc proc defaults 0 0

I screwed up, didn't I.



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