On Tue, 2016-11-15 at 15:33 +0100, Emmanuel Kasper wrote: > The included patch disables read_only mounts when grub-mount is available. Why not require that grub-mount is available, and disable the other path entirely? Ben. > This patch should also fix #788062 and #648208, which I presume are the > same bug. > > According to https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=701814#57 > it seems that the fallback for kernel mounts were mostly added as a > "conservative fallback". > > Actually this conservative fallback can lead to data corruption as shown > in #788062 and #648208 and when a failed grub-mount will be succeeded > by the attempt of a readonly > > I am looking forward for comments about the patch since the bug is > release critical and goes back as far as 2011. > -- Ben Hutchings Nothing is ever a complete failure; it can always serve as a bad example.
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