Gentoo Archives: gentoo-announce

From: Adam Elliott <aelliott@×××.EDU>
To: gentoo-announce@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-announce] Read Only file system.
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 07:47:25
Message-Id: Pine.OSF.4.43.0201250842150.26800-100000@bert.WPI.EDU
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-announce] Read Only file system. by Dan Armak
On Fri, 25 Jan 2002, Dan Armak wrote:

> On Friday 25 January 2002 14:46, you wrote: > > Sorry for posting this here... > > > > I have just finished installing the base system. When I reboot, my / is > > read-only and /boot doesn't seems to be mount properly (not mount at all). > > Does anyone experience this problem? > > > /boot isn't mounted unles you do it yourself explicitly; this is a feature > not a bug, so that your kernels/boot info can' be harmed by anything that > happens to the rest of your system.
Since / is read-only, it indicates that something's not going right in startup. Did you edit your /etc/fstab ? If so, is there a typo in there somewhere? I had this exact problem this morning, coincidentally enough. Hope this helps. -Adam