Bug 66267 - vfat partitions mounted rw even though ro was specified at boot
vfat partitions mounted rw even though ro was specified at boot
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-06-06 18:23 EDT by Patrick C. F. Ernzer
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:43 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-08 16:51:21 EST
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Description Patrick C. F. Ernzer 2002-06-06 18:23:44 EDT
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Description of problem:
when responding 'r' to the 'Do you want to mount your partitions' question, vfat
partitions are mounted rw regardless.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot SysAdmin CD
2. type 'r' at the question 
3. cat /proc/mounts
4. create a file on the partition

Actual Results:  partition mounted read-write

Expected Results:  partition mounted read-only

Additional info:

CD1 does not exhibit this behaviour (i.e. vfat partitions are mounted ro as
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2003-01-08 16:51:21 EST
Should work better now.

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