Mounting second disk

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Old 02-11-2002
Question Mounting second disk

I have connected up second hard drive to my Sparcstation5, touched /reconfigure. and now would like to know how to mount the hard drive. I am trying to access /etc/passwd file on second disk to change root passwd but after connecting drive; touching reconfigure. don't know how to go about accessing files on second disk. Any ideas please?
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Old 02-11-2002
If you know what the controller information is, just mount it to /mnt (you can find the controller info from format ).

# mount /dev/dsk/c?t?d?s0 /mnt

Then cd to /mnt/etc. Vi the shadow file and save it.
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Old 02-12-2002
To "theHogHunter"

Cheers for that. Will give it a go when I get home tonight.
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