cvs commit: src/etc/rc.d root

Pawel Jakub Dawidek pjd at
Sat Dec 3 15:26:21 GMT 2005

On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 09:33:43PM +0000, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
+> ru          2005-12-02 21:33:43 UTC
+>   FreeBSD src repository
+>   Modified files:
+>     etc/rc.d             root 
+>   Log:
+>   "-u" no longer causes the transition from RO to RW,
+>   now that mount(8) was converted to use nmount(2), so
+>   an explicit change to RW is required.  Keep up with
+>   this change, and use "-uw" to mount root read-write.

I really don't know how we can drop support for '-u'.
IMHO this is very widely used and will be a real PITA for users.
I also never saw '-uw' before (I always used just '-u').

Are you guys also volunteering to fix FreeBSD documentation?:)

I really, really do think that this is a very bad idea.

Pawel Jakub Dawidek             
pjd at                 
FreeBSD committer                         Am I Evil? Yes, I Am!
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