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SubjectRe: ext3 clings to you like flypaper
On Mon, 17 Feb 2003, Martin J. Bligh wrote:

> > Do you expect the kernel to read your /etc/fstab before mounting the
> > root file system, and then obey it?
> No, but it remounts the disk read-write after it mounts it read-only.
> It can switch from ext2 to ext3 at that point.

This is a function of your distribution. The
init scripts *should* read /etc/fstab after the kernel mounts /
ro and then remount / rw with whatever other options are specified.

Hope that helps track down the issue.

James Bourne

James Bourne, Supervisor Data Centre Operations
Mount Royal College, Calgary, AB, CA

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