On Mon, May 18, 1998 at 09:35:06AM +0100, Leon Verrall wrote:
> Using root-be.0.03.cpio I had to hack some stuff around. /etc/fstab doesn't
> contain a listing for / so fsck fails in /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit. I'd add this
> entry in but I also hard coded /dev/sdc2 (my root) into rc.sysinit as the
> mount command in this root-be doesn't seem to like mounting from fstab
Ouch, that must be a very obsolete mount binary.
> Boot with vmlinux root=whatever init=/bin/sh
> mount -t ext -n -o remount,rw /dev/myrootdevice /
> vi /etc/rc.sysinit and /etc/fstab
> You may also want to 'touch /fastboot' . This will skip the fsck on boot.
> (probably a dangerous thing ATM :)
I consider the whole /fastboot thing obsolete. Only fsck knows
if a filesystem is broken or not. Oh well, the things we do for Minix ...