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SubjectRe: 2.4 bug: fifo-write causes diskwrites to read-only fs !
> Rob van Nieuwkerk wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > It turns out that Linux is updating inode timestamps of fifos (named
> > pipes) that are written to while residing on a read-only filesystem.
> > It is not only updating in-ram info, but it will issue *physical*
> > writes to the read-only fs on the disk !
> Hi!
> I can't give a solution but the workaround is obvious:
> mount -t ramfs none /myFifos

Hi Nuno,

Yup, already thought of that.
But would be nice if the bug was fixed too !

Rob van Nieuwkerk
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