ext2 booted readonly

Allard Welter allard at nospam.nl
Tue Jan 20 22:49:12 PST 2004

On Wednesday 21 January 2004 05:35, m.mnz at verizon.net wrote:
> Thanks for your part in possibly solving or preventing
> the same on a new attempt.
> What needs to be resolved: LFS 5.0 boots to a ro
> ext2 filesystem. This is my first attempt with lfs and I followed LFS Book
> 5.0 (oct2003).
> In /proc mounts reads /dev/root / ext2 ro 0 0
> Looks hidden to a hex editor when searched.
> What caused this to avoid new?

Try being a little less cryptic in future ... anyways, the following should 
appear in the /etc/rc.d/init.d/mountfs script:

echo "Remounting root file system in read-write mode..."
                mount -n -o remount,rw /

Were there any messages at boot-up that this failed?

regards Allard.

allard at quicknet.nl

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