After crash, / comes up mounted read-only, but in multiuser; mfs /tmp?

Eric Anderson anderson at
Fri Dec 2 04:18:54 PST 2005

Stefan Ehmann wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-12-02 at 10:41 +0000, Robert Watson wrote:
>>While testing the new DRM update (went badly :-), I crashed my system and 
>>had to power cycle it.  When it came back up, not surprisingly, the file 
>>systems weren't clean.  When I reached a login prompt, I logged in to 
>>modify /etc/rc.conf, and to my surprise, was told that /etc/rc.conf wasn't 
>>writable.  Turns out it was because / was mounted read-only:
> This was reported some days ago in the thread "problems with -current"
> No fix yet though.

I had this same problem, and after cvsupping/building kernel/install 
kernel last night, it went away.


Eric Anderson        Sr. Systems Administrator        Centaur Technology
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