Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 501115
Plymouth does not exit in single-user mode
Last modified: 2009-12-18 04:26:48 EST
Description of problem:
After booting with kernel "-s" option into single-user mode to do some maintenance, I could not remount / as read-only ("remount -n -o remount,ro /"); it said "/ is busy". I noticed that plymouth is still running. After a "/usr/bin/plymouth quit", the remount works fine. Should plymouth be stopped in single-user mode?
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora with all updates applied as of 15 May 2009. Plymouth .0.6.0-0.2008.11.17.3.fc10.x86_64
boot with "-s" and "ps -ef" - you'll see plymouth.
Plymouth running, cannot remount /
Plymouth not running, can remount /
I can confirm this with my F10 in VM.
mount -n -o remount,ro /
mount: / is busy
After /usr/bin/plymouth quit it did work.
Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
hmm, maybe. We'd have to restart it again when leaving single user mode i guess...
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