Bug 369361 - bootchart failures with readonly-root mode
bootchart failures with readonly-root mode
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: bootchart (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: K12LTSP
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Reported: 2007-11-06 22:46 EST by Warren Togami
Modified: 2008-04-17 11:34 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-04-17 11:34:10 EDT
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Description Warren Togami 2007-11-06 22:46:02 EST

By default bootchartd mounts its tmpfs in /tmp, which is mounted over by
readonly-root mode.  Even if you edit /sbin/bootchartd to use /dev instead, it
fails to stop collection when configured to stop if it sees a process like "Xorg".  

Furthermore, "/sbin/bootchartd stop" fails due to some kind of race condition.

bash-32# /sbin/bootchartd stop
user defined signal 1
bash-32# tar: header: file changed as we read it
rm: cannot remove '/dev/bootchart.wgA342/*': No such file or directory
rmdir: /dev/bootchart.wgA342: No such file or directory
tar: proc_ps.log: file changed as we read it
tar: proc_stat.log: Cannot stat: No such file or directory
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
rm: cannot remove '/dev/bootchart.wgA342/*': No such file or directory
rmdir: /dev/bootchart.wgA342: No such file or directory
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 10:27:01 EDT
Based on the date this bug was created, it appears to have been reported
during the development of Fedora 8. In order to refocus our efforts as
a project we are changing the version of this bug to '8'.

If this bug still exists in rawhide, please change the version back to
(If you're unable to change the bug's version, add a comment to the bug
and someone will change it for you.)

Thanks for your help and we apologize for the interruption.

The process we're following is outlined here:

We will be following the process here:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers/HouseKeeping to ensure this
doesn't happen again.
Comment 2 Warren Togami 2008-04-17 11:34:10 EDT
This is fixed in F9.

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