Re: 2.6.27.[0,2] problems (v. Samba & root-read-only

From: Dave Chinner
Date: Wed Oct 22 2008 - 18:42:49 EST

On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 09:30:05AM +1100, Dave Chinner wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 12:41:03AM -0700, Linda Walsh wrote:
> > I am having to stay at for now on my main home server.
> >
> > Going to 2.6.27 (and just trying, I'm have two VERY weird (would
> > appear to be user-land probs from symptoms), problems.
> >
> > 1) Samba -- the system is a Samba domain controller. When I boot using
> > the kernel (or .0 before), I can no longer mount any file systems
> > from my windows client.
> .....
> >
> > 2) My root disk comes up READ-ONLY. It uses XFS. I am NOT able to remount
> > read/write (mount -o remount,rw /, fails writing to Read-only /etc/mtab,
> > mount -n -o remount,rw doesn't give an error message, but doesn't make the
> > drive R/W. Root fs is on an adaptec FAST-SCSI (80MB/s) with an 18MB Seagate
> > (root, disk is oldest disk on the system).
> That XFS problem should be fixed in, whenever that is going
> to be released. It was sent and ACK'd by the stable team a week ago,
> but for some reason missed was released as I was writing this, so the fix is available


Dave Chinner
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