glabel+gmirror (8.0-RC1 problem)

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Tue Sep 29 10:29:34 UTC 2009

Oliver Lehmann <lehmann at> writes:
> I noticed that even when I boot in multiuser, change fstab, then return
> into single user mode and remount / read-only, the label cannot be set.
> I need to boot directly into single user mode. Looks like writing the
> label is denied when the partition was once mounted rw before - even if
> it is actually mounted ro.

IIRC, the underlying GEOM is promoted from ro to rw when you mount the
file system, but it is never "demoted" back to ro.  I don't know if
that's fixable.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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