problem mounting drives after install -please help!

Joe Joe at joe.joe
Sun Aug 18 13:13:53 PDT 2002

K let me expand on this: I used a redhat recovery disk and chrooted into my
LFS. If i umount /var for instance then try to mount it again, i get "mount:
block device /dev/hda8 is write-protected, mounting read-only \ mount:
cannot mount block device /dev/hda8 read-only"

ARGH!!! I'm so close!!

"Joe" <Joe at joe.joe> wrote in message
news:ajos31$ln5$1 at
> I finished the whole LFS install finally, and i rebooted. The kernel loads
> up, then the system tells me there are critical errors on my /boot
> partition. I turned off filesystem checking and it now gets past that
> but when it tries to load the other partitions i get something like:
> "/dev/hda6 is write protected, trying to mount read-only" then "read-only
> mount failed." it does this for all the other partitions. What the hell?
> it obvious to one of you what I did? here is my /etc/fstab. I have tried
> mounting as ext2 as well with the same results.
> /dev/hda1    /boot    ext3    noauto    1 1
> /dev/hda2    none    swap    pri=1        0 0
> proc            /proc    proc    defaults    0 0
> devpts        /dev/pts    devpts    gid=4,mode=620 0 0
> /dev/hda5    /        ext3        nodev    0 0
> /dev/hda6    /usr    ext3        nodev    0 0
> /dev/hda7    /var    ext3        nodev    0 0
> /dev/hda8    /tmp    ext3        nodev,noexec,noatime    0 0
> /dev/hda9    /home    ext3     nodev,nosuid    0 0

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