RE: Disaster strikes
Thanks Thibaut, I guess I will keep an eye out for a fix but until then I
will do what you suggest.
From: Thibaut VARENE [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: 14 July 2004 12:36
To: James Morris
Subject: Re: Disaster strikes
On Wed, 14 Jul 2004 09:15:48 +0100
"James Morris" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Ok, how did you mount it rw, and was it stable, it is a machine I was a
> week away from putting on the production floor.
login as root to the box using the serial console, then issue a:
mount -o remount,rw /
that's it, you're filesystem is now mounted rw.
After that you probably want to restart networking, because it has not
been put up while the root fs was ro:
I suggest you also restart all necessary services.
You can probably do that by going to single user mode and then back to
your normal runlevel. For me it means 1 -> 2:
init 1 && init 2
make sure the networking is up after that and all your services are
I'm absolutely certain the bug has nothing to do with kernel, since i have
not upgraded my kernel (which is already one of the latest 2.4.26) when
the bug occured. There is something screwed with fsck or init scripts.
The PA/Linux ESIEE Team