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SubjectRe: [-mm] klibc breaks my initscripts
On 5/23/06, H. Peter Anvin <> wrote:
> Pavel Machek wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > To reproduce: boot with init=/bin/bash
> >
> > attempt to
> >
> > mount / -oremount,rw
> >
> > I have this as my command line:
> >
> > root=/dev/hda4 resume=/dev/hda1 psmouse.psmouse_proto=imps
> > psmouse_proto=imps psmouse.proto=imps vga=1 pci=assign-busses
> > rootfstype=ext2
> >
> I tried this (or at least as close to this as I can get in my simulation
> environment), and I don't see any problems. It works as is should;
> however, mount(8) requires that /proc is mounted so that it can read
> /proc/partitions, but that has nothing to do with klibc (or the kernel
> overall) of course.
> I'm afraid I'm going to have to ask for more details...
> -hpa

Sounds like /etc/fstab corruption to me. Try this:
# mount -n /proc /proc -t proc
# mount /dev/hda4 -t ext2 -o remount,ro /
# mount -f /proc /proc -t proc
If it works, you have fstab corruption
If it doesn't, the problem lies elsewhere.

Yes I know that mount shouldn't require all that for
a remount. I'm probably way out on a limb on this one.
I still can't figure out what this has to do with klibc.
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