Re: Strange remount behaviour with ext3-2.4-0.9.4

From: Michal Jaegermann (
Date: Fri Jul 27 2001 - 15:39:52 EST

On Fri, Jul 27, 2001 at 10:32:21AM +0100, Sean Hunter wrote:
> Following the announcement on lkml, I have started using ext3 on one of my
> servers. Since the server in question is a farily security-sensitive box, my
> /usr partition is mounted read only except when I remount rw to install
> packages.

Regardless of possible weirdness in a "smart" behaviour of 'mount' what
one exactly buys running a journaling file system on a _read only_
partition? fsck times will be the same (unless you crashed when
installing new software :-).

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