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  Using Software RAID-1 with FreeBSD
Subject:   fstab error
Date:   2007-03-18 19:05:41
From:   fraggle.rok
Response to: fstab error

I had the same initial problem with the "inappropriate filetype or format". I am installing FreeBSD 6.2


Examining /etc/fstab revealed that my edits had caused the last 2 fields (Dump, Pass#) to wrap onto a new line! Carefully editing /etc/fstab to put the values back on the same line corrected the problem - verified that the messages did not appear after a reboot.