Re: sarge upgrade -> root mounts readonly
On Tue, 6 Jul 2004 21:33:21 -0400 (EDT)
Andy Tolonen <tolonen@MIT.EDU> wrote:
> I have been running woody (kernel 2.4.24) happily for 6 months on my ultra
> 10. this week, i decided to upgrade to "testing" by changing my
> sources.list and running "apt-get dist-upgrade".
> everything appeared to work fine. a few days later, i rebooted and only
> the root fs mounted read-only. i didnt modify /etc/fstab or anything.
> so why might this happen?
It's a bug in the kernel that one of the startup scripts is
exposing. Upgrade to a more recent kernel and it will fix
It was a bug in sys_mount() syscall translations for 32-bit
binaries running on 64-bit kernel.