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[Cluster-devel] Re: [GFS2][PATCH] - Allow journal recovery on read-only mount



Hi,

On Fri, 2008-01-18 at 14:06 -0600, Abhijith Das wrote:
> This patch allows gfs2 to perform journal recovery even if it is mounted
> read-only. Strictly speaking, a read-only mount should not be writing to
> the filesystem, but we do this only to perform journal recovery. A
> read-only mount will fail if we don't recover the dirty journal. Also,
> when gfs2 is used as a root filesystem, it will be mounted read-only
> before being mounted read-write during the boot sequence. A failed
> read-only mount will panic the machine during bootup.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Abhijith Das <adas redhat com>
> 

I've applied this one since I want to get all the patches ready for
posting prior to the forthcoming merge window. If we need to alter it,
then we can do that later,

Steve.



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