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Re: sarge upgrade -> root mounts readonly

On Tuesday 06 July 2004 20:58, David S. Miller wrote:
> 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
> itself.
> It was a bug in sys_mount() syscall translations for 32-bit
> binaries running on 64-bit kernel.

Hmm.  I saw the same problem on an Ultra 5 running 2.6.7 with woody.  
Does it have to be newer than that?

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