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Old 01-08-2009, 09:00 PM   #1
maye
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Smile "read-only file system" message on boot


Hi all, yesterday I made a wipe install of puppy 412, and accidentally delete the grub files. So I had had to install it again (grub) automatically. After that I found the "read-only file system" message on boot.I would appreciate any solution. Best regards.
 
Old 01-08-2009, 09:35 PM   #2
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Check your /etc/fstab to see how your filesystems are being mounted. Do:
Code:
cat /etc/fstab
You can also try as root (do not use grahical login):
Code:
mount -o remount /
to see if that fixes it.

Last edited by {BBI}Nexus{BBI}; 01-08-2009 at 09:43 PM.
 
Old 01-08-2009, 10:36 PM   #3
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You'll have fun editing fstab when the fs is read only. First you need to remount it as read/write, so try

Code:
# mount -o rw,remount /dev/sda1 /
with 'sda1' replaced with whatever your root device is

then make sure you edit fstab, check where the issue is.

Weird, though, that grub-install would do this
 
  


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