Installing Lilo without Linux

Rutger Swarts ikkeswar at dds.nl
Thu Oct 11 10:02:08 PDT 2001


On Thu, 11 Oct 2001 12:52:53 +0200
"Jeroen Coumans" <jeroencoumans at hotmail.com> confused the world by writing:

> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sanjuro Europe" <sanjuro_e at yahoo.com>
> To: <blfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
> Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2001 11:51 AM
> Subject: Re: Installing Lilo without Linux
> 
> 
> > It is working, kind of.
> >
> > I can start the kernel and go sulogin is started. But the root file
> > system is mounted in read-only mode, so I can't change my fstab. How
> do
> > I mount the filesystem read-write?
> >
> > Sanjuro
> Take a look at the mountfs script - it has all the commands you need. Or
> execute it directly (/etc/init.d/mountfs start)
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Correct me if I am wrong, but does not the mountfs script use the fstab,
which in this case contains incorrect data? To correct this you can issue
"mount -o remount,rw /dev/<root_partition> /" and correct this stuff in
the fstab. then you can run mountfs.

Rutger
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