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Old 11-07-2009, 08:28 PM   #1
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Possible to stop writing to ext superblock/inode etc


Hi
I have a read-only file system set up. Everything works fine however I know for a fact that some writes to my disk are still occuring (during the boot process). I now believe this is because the writes are to the EXT3 superblock which will still be written to even if the storage device is mounted readonly. Is there anyway to stop this? I have tried adding noatime to /etc/fstab to no prevail.

Any help appreciated.
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Old 11-08-2009, 02:15 AM   #2
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Which partition are you trying to mount as readonly? Is it / or something custom?
 
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Which partition are you trying to mount as readonly? Is it / or something custom?
its the / partition...
 
  


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