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On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 20:13:41 -0400
Matt Nordhoff wrote:
> On 08/24/05 15:59, Nick Rout wrote:
> > For somewhere between 3 days and a week I have been rising to find
> > that /home has become readonly overnight.
> > Basically I have to shut down X, manually kill all processes
> > accessing /home and then run
> > umount /home
> > mount /home
> > which fixes it until tomorrow morning.
> > I also tried mount /home -o remount,rw
> > but was told that /dev/hdb1 was readonly - but it has the same
> > permissions as /dev/hda1.
> > Any clues as to where to from here? I cannot even seem to isolate what
> > time this is happening.
> Filesystem errors, maybe? That's why I was always getting read-only
> partitions... Run fsck on it.
>From a log investigation you might be right.
Bugger, it is a newish disk too.
Better dig out the receipt and get ready to ask for a replacement.
After backing up the 110G on the darned thing.
Time to dump some old files methinks!
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