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    SubjectRe: Journaling: Surviving or allowing unclean shutdown?
    On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 12:02:49PM +0000, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:
    > Right. There are two distinct meanings:
    > 1) Do not write to this medium, ever (physical readonly); and
    > 2) Do not allow modifications to the filesystem (logical readonly).
    > The fact is that the kernel confuses the two, but that just isn't
    > We just don't have a way of specifying these two things independently.

    Is this call for a new mount option?, or should we just
    clutter /dev even further with devices with ro permissions as the

    Think of the mess on the carpet. Sensible people do all their
    demon-summoning in the garage, which you can just hose down afterwards.

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