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Old 07-22-2008, 06:21 AM   #1
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Check which partition / resides on?

How to check under which partion / was installed ?
Old 07-22-2008, 06:50 AM   #2
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@raghu: Run
as regular user. Should work even on readonly root.
Old 07-22-2008, 07:30 AM   #3
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I have a linux box with kernal 2.4.21-32.0.1 .
The machine is not connected to the network. all the files in the system are read-only. Is the problem is due to read-only files ?
pls help me on this
Old 07-22-2008, 11:17 AM   #4
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Well, you write the files are read only. This does not necessary mean that the filesystem is mounted read-only.
Can you post the output of
df -k
and the ls -l against the particluar file system.

If e.g. the particular filesystem is myfilesystem and is mounted under root (/) then will
touch /myfilesystem/testfile
create a file or not ?
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I moved your post and the relevant responses away from
the 4 year old carcass of a thread. Please don't hi-jack
threads, or create zombies by re-animating old stuff like
that, specially if it doesn't really match your question.


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