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Re: read only media



On Mar 20, 2002  08:36 +1100, Adam Cassar wrote:
> Is there any way to mount an ext3 fs that is on ro media?

Yes, if it does not require journal recovery.

> I get an error:
> 
> EXT3-fs: INFO: recovery required on readonly filesystem.
> EXT3-fs: write access unavailable, cannot proceed.
> 
> Specifically this is with an LVM snapshot.

You need to apply the "VFS-lock" patch included in the LVM tarball
(or from CVS at sistina.com).

Cheers, Andreas
--
Andreas Dilger  \ "If a man ate a pound of pasta and a pound of antipasto,
                 \  would they cancel out, leaving him still hungry?"
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