Read only root

Ian Molton spyro at
Mon Jul 19 01:01:07 PDT 2004

On Sun, 18 Jul 2004 18:53:17 -0600
Archaic <archaic at> wrote:

> > Am planning to do a read only root fs. Anyone got experience of
> > this?
> Read my hint. A glibc re-compile will be necessary if you want a
> writable mtab. Also, if you are on a 2.6 kernel, you'll have to modify
> the setup for udev. Please pass any notes you make on to me so I can
> update the hint accordingly.

Is that necessary if you have a writeable /etc ?

My plan was to mount root read only and then mount /etc /var and /tmp on
top of that.

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