DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2005-03
Re: Emergency Editors (was Stabble Tag move)
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Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 03:16:57PM +0100, Martin P. Hellwig wrote:
>>After a UPS blowup (and I mean smoke and leakage) a part of / and /etc
>>was corrupted leaving my fstab , rc.conf and some other stuff crippled.
>>In my case I did a boot with the dragonfly cd , mounted the partition
>>and restored a backup.
> OK, why can't you "mount /dev/usr_device /usr" or do a fsck first?
Well, to be honest I didn't think of it at that time ;-) and to get back
on-topic there is indeed always a way to get of your own created mess,
but having simple tools and simple directions helps when dealing in an
already complex situation. The only disadvantage of "simple" is that
people tend to have a different opinion about what "simple" is.