[rescue] vfstab read only Solaris 10

Mike Hebel nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Fri Sep 21 12:30:30 CDT 2007

The steam powered teletype chattered and a message from
doug at kittlemusic.com rolled out in a wad of paper tape...
> Hello Rescue,
>   I have messed up a perfectly good Sol10 install. Seems I
> tried to add a network drive mount point in vfstab
> that has a error in it. So
> it will not boot. And it is also a read only file until it boots. Is there
> any
> way to go back to the
> original vfstab so boot can happen?

Either boot from the install DVD iirc and get a terminal window there - I
don't recall how or maybe boot -s from the prom will get you to the point
that you can edit the file.

This is of course provided you have console access...

Mike Hebel
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