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Re: Swapping Drives - Sanity Check

On Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 11:36:28AM -0500, Stephen P. Molnar wrote:
Before disconnection the power to the drives, I edited out their lines in fstab. I disconnecting the power to sdb and sdc and started the computer. It booted for a few lines until it encountered the line starting with 'start job fgfor device disk by . . .' (at least that what i jotted down). then t\iot Then it through the three HD's, two of which had the power unplugged) for 1 minute and 30 seconds and then went on to tell me that I could log on as root or ctrl-D to continue. Ctrl-D didn't work so I logged oh as root

It sounds like you didn't actually comment them out of fstab.