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Re: A few "getting running" questions

On Tue, Oct 22, 2002 at 02:27:01PM -0400, Dave Stubbs wrote:

> So, if the above isn't too much of a run-on sentence, my question
> is: Is there a parameter I can pass to the mach kernel from grub to
> tell it to mount the root device read-only?  Most of the docs that
> I've seen seem to apply to the now-deprecated (if I read correctly)
> serverboot method of starting things up.  There is hardly anything
> at all about directly loading mach from grub.  Also, it seems that
> ctrl-C doesn't work to exit processes.  For instance, if apt-get
> gets lost, I have to crash the VM and reboot to get control back.

I haven't had much success with vmware.  It would be interesting to
know if newer versions fix that.  Anyhow: add --readonly to the
ext2fs.static line in your grub startup.  You shouldn't need it,

Jeff Bailey

learning from failures is nice in theory...
but in practice, it sucks :)
 - Wolfgang Jaehrling

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