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Re: Disabling atime - bad mount behavior



On 10/08/07, Neal Becker <ndbecker2 gmail com> wrote:
> After reading the article on kernel list, I tried out noatime on root
> partition.  I also added 'data=writeback'.  Guess what?  Unbootable system.
>
> I had assumed (wrongly) that mount was smart enough that for something so
> critical as mounting / it would just ignore a bad option.  Wrong.
>
> IMO, this should REALLY be fixed.

No, mount reasonably assumes that if a user is fiddling about with
mount options for the root file system then user can resolve an
unbootable system because option is bad.

Chris

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