Very simple patch for 'make zlilo'

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH (
Sat, 01 Jul 1995 23:40:21 -0400

In your message of Sat, 01 Jul 1995 07:03:40 PDT, you write:
| On 30 Jun 1995, Kai Henningsen wrote:
| > Either there is a useful application ofhaving this r/w - doubtful, but
| > possible. Then make it a config option.
| > Or make it unconditionally r/o.
| As I recall, the reason for initially mounting the root filesystem read-only
| is so that fsck can check the root fs. My vote on this would be to go for the
| configuration option, and its default should be read-write, so as to try not
| to break existing /etc/rc.d files.

Not to mention that some people use UMSDOS root filesystems, which expects
(needs?) the root filesystem to be mounted read-write.


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