Tuesday, November 24, 2015

How to boot Linux with an incorrect fstab configuration

When a disk is removed or replaces Linux wont boot correctly until fstab is modified.

In  this situation the following message is shown:

The procedure to repair this error is as follows

1. Give the root password (you will go to single user mode).

2. Give read/write permission to / enter this command:
mount -o remount,rw /

3. Enter into /etc/fstab and rectify the configuration error:
vim /etc/fstab

4. Give command reboot or init 5 (as per your wish).

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