On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 7:39 AM, Ross Cavanagh <ross.cav at gmail.com> wrote: > On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 7:17 AM, James B. Byrne <byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca>wrote: > >> I believe that I made a boo boo recently when recovering some unused >> disk space. Without going into painfully embarrassing detail I need >> to delete an entry in fstab for a now non-existent logical volume. >> >> The system reports that the there is a bad superblock for said logical >> volume. Mainly I expect because there isn't one anymore. How do I >> edit fstab so as to remove the mount request? For some reason the >> system will not boot from the cdrom and the I for interactive option >> is just blown by when the HDD boot starts. > > > Can you have some other rescue device besides the CD then, can you boot to > USB and create a rescue disk image onto USB and then go and edit it? > Or pull the disk out if you have to and mount it on another system?