slawekw79
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HOW-TO repair rc.local file after messing up

Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:44 pm

Hi Guys
Several days ago I messed up with rc.local file, just forgot put "&" mark on the end of line.
After few days playing finally I've been able to fix this file, below I write down how I've done this.
This tutorial is for people who haven't a Linux machine.
1) Download LiveCD with some Linux distribution, I've used SystemRescueCd from http://www.sysresccd.org/Download, this one is good because already have GParted
2) Burn Cd or DVD depend of distribution, end reboot PC from Cd/DVD, don't forget attach SD card from RPi
3) When SRC is startup open GParted and check partition name, in my case is /dev/mmcblk0p6 with label "root"
4) Open Terminal
5) Create a mounting point :

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mkdir /media/mmcblk0p6
6) Just for double check if we mount correct partition in File Manager in folder /media/mmcblk0p6/etc should be our file
7) For making changes in rc.local just type in

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nano /media/mmcblk0p6/etc/rc.local
8) I suggest remove last changes in rc.local file which does messed up our RPi
9) Exit from nano with "ctrl+x" and save with "Y" and "enter"
10) Reboot PC, remove CD/DVD and SD card
11) Now place SD card in RPi and check if it working
I have hope this tutorial will help somebody :)

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