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Re: Difficulty installing on 'noname' from disks-alpha/1998-07-02

At 11:18 AM 8/17/98 -0400, Christopher C Chimelis wrote:
>On Mon, 17 Aug 1998, Peter Mott wrote:
>> After fsck is complete, a message says something about not mounting any
>Hmmm....I'm wondering if this could be related to the "root mounted
>read-only" problem we were having before...??  When you can, check to see
>if the root partition is mounting read-only, which would prevent it from
>updating /etc/mtab.  I know I ran into that problem before with my second
>UDB (before the hard drive died).  I don't recall if that kind of message
>was echoed to me or not though.

Explicitly specifying 'rw' in the milo boot command has no effect on my

	'boot sda3:vmlinuz root=/dev/sda3 rw' 
exhibits the same behavior as 
	'boot sda3:vmlinuz root=/dev/sda3' 

Does this answer the 'read-only' question?

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