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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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