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Re: Bug#417407: debian-installer: d-i destroyed existing raid device

Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org> writes:

> Hi,
> martin f krafft, le Tue 03 Apr 2007 10:28:24 +0200, a écrit :
>> And the other question of course is why the kernel decided it had
>> any business doing recovery on an fs that was marked for ro mount.
> Because it always do so, see linux/fs/ext3/super.c:ext3_load_journal():
> even if the mount is read-only, the journal is recovered. If (but only
> if) the device itself is read-only, then nothing is written back to the
> disk. Ext3 clearly lacks xfs' norecovery mount option.

There's any easy way to put the device in read-only mode? os-prober
ought do that before the probing.

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