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Re: Mount as many partitions as possible read only (what do I do with /etc?)

On Wed, Oct 06, 1999 at 09:51:56AM +0200, Enrico Zini wrote:
> Hello!
> In order to improve reliability, reduce fsck times, increase foolproofness,
> preserve the wildlife and so on (on a Debian Slink server with a
> Very Interruptible Power Supply (tm)), I wish to mount read only as many
> partitions as I can.
> What's The Right Way (tm) to have / mounted read-only?

I did mount / with the sync option on a server of mine. So the danger
of data loss is reduced a bit. Since / is not that big a fsck is quite

Peter Palfrader
        It's a simple task to make things complex -
          but a complex task to make them simple.

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