FreeBSD Cannot Boot After Removing Second HDD

I deleted the second virtual disk image from my virtual machine’s SATA Controller thinking I could boot and then delete the mount line from /etc/fstab. Wrong! I found the suggestion here worked for me. The system was already in single user mode because of the missing /dev/ada1p1. So I just needed to run these commands to use vi to delete the offending line (dd) and then restart.

# mount -u /
# /rescue/vi /etc/fstab
# mount -a
# shutdown -r now


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