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Re: Disaster strikes

On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 09:14:28AM +0100, James Morris wrote:
> Below is the complete output of cl.
> I still don't understand what the prob is.

I don't either.

> NET4: Unix domain sockets 1.0/SMP for Linux NET4.0.
> kjournald starting.  Commit interval 5 seconds
> EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
> VFS: Mounted root (ext3 filesystem) readonly.
> Freeing unused kernel memory: 328k freed
> INIT: version 2.85 booting
> Activating swap.
> Adding Swap: 790504k swap-space (priority -1)
> mount: you must specify the filesystem type
> *** ERROR!  Cannot fsck root fs because it is not mounted read-only!
> mount: you must specify the filesystem type

Looks like the /etc/fstab does not agree with the devices
that it discovered.

The root is mounted RO based on the device name passed in the parameter list.
INIT is loaded and then we try to remount RW but can't. Often this is
because /etc/fstab may no longer agree with the boot parameter.


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