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Bug 58380 - no way in "linux rescue" mode to mount a filesystem read-only
no way in "linux rescue" mode to mount a filesystem read-only
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-01-15 10:02 EST by Jonathan Kamens
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:39 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:48:20 EST
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Description Jonathan Kamens 2002-01-15 10:02:04 EST
The "mount" program included in "linux rescue" mode apparently does not allow a
filesystem to be mounted read-only.  This is rather unfortunate, because, e.g.,
if you know that your root filesystem is hosed, you may need to mount it
read-only to get at the programs in it so that you can complete the rescue.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-01-15 12:29:06 EST
Same as 58379 :)
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2002-03-05 18:22:11 EST
Made it so that you have the chance to select mounting as read-only when first
mounting filesystems in rescue mode.  Also, the switch to busybox mount lets you
use read-only mount from the command-line
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:48:20 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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