[uClinux-dev] Mounting a partition on a romfs root

Fabrice Gautier Fabrice_Gautier at sdesigns.com
Mon Apr 15 13:38:25 EDT 2002


Because I didnt have busybox mount compiled and my own mount is about 5
lines.

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Fabrice Gautier, 
Fabrice_Gautier at sdesigns.com


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kendrick Hamilton [mailto:hamilton at SEDSystems.ca]
> Sent: Monday, April 15, 2002 7:41 AM
> To: 'uclinux-dev at uclinux.org'
> Subject: RE: [uClinux-dev] Mounting a partition on a romfs root
> 
> 
> Why not use busybox mount?
> 
> On Fri, 12 Apr 2002, Fabrice Gautier wrote:
> 
> > I was using the mount from sash, until someone make me realize that
> >  mount was trying to write to /etc/mtab.
> >
> > Since theres no -n option for mount in sash, i wrote my own mount.
> >
> > it's still not working but now it's the ide driver has a problem...
> >
> >
> > --
> > Fabrice Gautier,
> > Fabrice_Gautier at sdesigns.com
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Justin Wojdacki [mailto:justin.wojdacki at analog.com]
> > > Sent: Friday, April 12, 2002 5:51 PM
> > > To: uclinux-dev at uclinux.org
> > > Subject: Re: [uClinux-dev] Mounting a partition on a romfs root
> > >
> > >
> > > Fabrice Gautier wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > I'm running uClinux with a rom fs as the root fs.
> > > > Now when im trying to mount another filesystem (a cd-rom) i
> > > get this error
> > > > message:
> > > >
> > > > "mount failed: Read-only file system"
> > > >
> > > > My interpretation of the message is that he complains about
> > > the romfs being
> > > > read-only (not the cd). I guess the problem is that while
> > > mounting the
> > > > kernel need to modify a few things like permissions on the
> > > mount point, So
> > > > I'm kind of wondering how can I do?
> > > >
> > > > Is there any way to do it with romfs, do i need use another
> > > filesystem? and
> > > > Which one?
> > > >
> > >
> > > What is your mount command?
> > >
> > > Mounting a read-write partition on a node in a read-only 
> filesystem
> > > should cause you any problems (the uCSIMM already does 
> this for /var,
> > > I'm sure other platforms do the same kinda of thing).
> > >
> > > --
> > > -------------------------------------------------
> > > Justin Wojdacki
> > > justin.wojdacki at analog.com         (408) 350-5032
> > > Communications Processors Group -- Analog Devices
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