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Re: Filesystem Consistency Issues

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Subject: Re: Filesystem Consistency Issues
From: Federico Sevilla III <jijo@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2005 09:52:55 +0800
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On Sun, Dec 04, 2005 at 05:41:37PM -0800, David Brown wrote:
> Most likely, the problem is that the root filesystem is being mounted
> readonly by the kernel. This is default, and I believe Debian leaves
> that as the default. The problem is that the readonly root mount
> prevents the recovery when the filesystem is mounted.  Apparently,
> remounting as read/write doesn't cause this recovery to happen.
> 
> Perhaps this should be added to the XFS FAQ, rather than just saying
> that "Yes", XFS can be used for the root FS.

You're right. It looks like /etc/lilo.conf on the machines still has the
"read-only" parameter built-in. We will change this and see if things
get fixed.

Thanks!

 --> Jijo

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