[arch-general] / mounted ro after update
p.nikolic1 at btinternet.com
Tue Sep 18 04:53:52 EDT 2012
On Tue, 18 Sep 2012 03:47:26 -0400 (EDT)
Jude DaShiell <jdashiel at shellworld.net> wrote:
> Whenever does an install of archlinux, they also do a big update so
> it's safe to say I got nailed by this problem too. I'm not going to
> dismiss out of hand the probability that util-linux is at fault, but
> when I tried the installs this past weekend I suspected mkinitcpio or
> perhaps syslinux-install_update might be at fault. However if in
> this update process neither of those utilities were used, then both
> of them are cleared. It seems when util-linux finishes running after
> install or update it fails to set the sticky bits on partitions and
> lesser components in the linux file system at least in ext4 which is
> what I used to try the installs this past weekend in line with the
> installation guide on the archlinux wiki.
HUmmmm you got me wondering now that could well be both partitions
that have the problem are ext4 why i did not change them to my more
normal XFS i dont know ..
I may have to back a lot up and rebuild but this time i will let my
normal hate of the entire EXT file system rule and go XFS never been
let down there ..
> On Tue, 18 Sep 2012, P .NIKOLIC wrote:
> > On Mon, 17 Sep 2012 14:01:26 -0500
> > "David C. Rankin" <drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:
> > > On 09/15/2012 11:24 AM, P .NIKOLIC wrote:
> > > > Of course noone else will offer any assistance will they
> > > > EHhhhh!
> > > >
> > > > Pete .
> > >
> > > Pete,
> > >
> > > You know me, I'm never quite to the ire of many, but I haven't
> > > a clue what you are dealing with here... Let us know what it
> > > ultimately turns out to be and if it is an issue with util-linux
> > > on Arch's end, file a report so it gets fixed before it bites
> > > me :)
> > >
> > Morning David
> > Yes this is a real cracker and it only started after a big update .
> > What i have found is if i boot with the Arch boot cd the fsck
> > both "/ and /home " it will boot fine but like this morning it has
> > booted but with / mounted ro which means i can not do any updates
> > another time it will be /home that comes up ro but there is no
> > problem to be found with the disc itself , I am wondering if it
> > is an SATA problem again .
> > I have had too many problems with those stupid crappy designed sata
> > data cables , i have never seen such a pile of puke as the SATA
> > connection design and whoever designed and ratified needs to be hung
> > drawn and slaughtered.
> > Pete .
> jude <jdashiel at shellworld.net>
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