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Old 14th November 2010
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Default Problem switching from ide to scsi (virtualbox)

I have a freebsd installed on virtual box which was on a single ide controller at first, i then switched the drive to an scsi controller. Now when it boots it asks for me to give the device on which / is stored since it is now da0s1a instead of ad0s1a, so im trying to edit fstab but / was mounted as read only. Does anyone know how to solve this problem and since fstab is stored on the root filesystem would that even solve my problem or do I need to change something in the bootloader?
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Just change the /etc/fstab file and you should be fine.

Not sure why / is mounted as ro. Try re-mounting it as rw:
# mount -u -o rw /
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