My brain hurts. (Messing with mount.)

Rob Landley rob at
Mon Mar 6 22:21:10 UTC 2006

On Monday 06 March 2006 3:33 pm, Tito wrote:
> On Monday 06 March 2006 20:55, Rob Landley wrote:
> > I'm wondering about is if there's anybody crazy enough to have "remount"
> > as an option in their fstab.  (Since remount means we should have been
> > parsing /proc/mounts instead of fstab it would require a restart to
> > support, but I refuse to support or worry about it.)
> Like this ???  ;-P
> /dev/hde1       /mnt/hde1       ext3    defaults,noatime,errors=remount-ro
> 0       1

Nope, that's fine.  The option there is actually "errors=xxx", which we 
blithely pass along to the kernel verbatim in the hopes it can do something 
intelligent with it.

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