On Sat, 2011-05-07 at 22:43 -0400, Ted Ts'o wrote: [...] > Should we try to make this work (at best badly) since a change in > mount options in /etc/fstab would only take effect at the next > mkinitramfs and/or update-grub invocation? Or should we just close > out this bug and say, "tough luck, kid; if you want to change the root > file system's mount options, you need to edit your kernel's boot > options using whatever bootloader you might happen to be using"? [...] Could we not have init remount root based on /etc/fstab? It already handles remounting read-write. I suppose the problem then is that some mount options can't practically be changed when remounting. (Worse, the failure to change them is silent in some cases. And that is definitely a bug.) Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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