On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 06:31:48PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote: > Adam Borowski <email@example.com> writes: > >> 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"? > > Or the init scripts could "mount -oremount,commit=300 /". Most options > can be altered throught remount. For the few remaining ones > (e.g. data=writeback) editing the kernel's boot options is probably ok. > > The init scripts already do this for read-only / read-write. Why doesn't > this work for commit= too? The initscripts /do/ already do this. See checkroot.sh and read_fstab in /lib/init/mount-functions.sh. If it's not working for you, then it's possible that the fstab entry for / doesn't match. Might be worth sourcing and running read_fstab by hand to see if it's pulling out the options correctly. Regards, Roger -- .''`. Roger Leigh : :' : Debian GNU/Linux http://people.debian.org/~rleigh/ `. `' Printing on GNU/Linux? http://gutenprint.sourceforge.net/ `- GPG Public Key: 0x25BFB848 Please GPG sign your mail.
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