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I recently edited my /etc/rc.conf and believe there to be a syntax error. When I try to boot I receive an error message in regards to the file and then it boots and mounts the file-system in read only mode so even as root I cannot edit that file.

Would unmounting the root filesystem and then remounting as read/write be feasible?

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mount -uw /

will remount the root filesystem read/write.

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# mount -a # after will mount other partitions and # su - will make environment right –  ZaB Apr 2 '12 at 11:44

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