problem mounting drives after install -please help!

Joe Joe at joe.joe
Wed Aug 21 00:14:08 PDT 2002


Nah i new it was something silly - I mounted / as nodev so /dev couldnt
contain any devices, like other partitions for instance. DOH!

"Bill Maltby LFS Related" <lfsbill at wlmcs.com> wrote in message
news:Pine.LNX.4.10.10208181830020.5905-100000 at wlmlx1.wlmcs.com...
> On Sun, 18 Aug 2002, Joe wrote:
>
> > 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 shadowfax.linuxfromscratch.org...
> > > 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
> > part,
> > > 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?
> > Is
> > > 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
> > >
> > >
>
> I haven't used etx3 yet, but an obvious question: is ext3 support
> in that kernel that is running? /usr/src/linux/.config should have
> CONFIG_EXT3_FS enabled.
>
> Secondly, I don't see the word "defaults" in your options. I've never
> bothered to see what happens if it's not there. Maybe...?
>
>
> Bill Maltby
> billm at wlmcs.com
>
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