mvme2604 - using Gabriel's patches. NFS questions.

Jerry Van Baren vanbaren_gerald at
Thu Nov 9 09:48:04 EST 2000

Root is initially mounted RO on power up.  Are you remounting it RW?
# mount -n -o remount,rw /

 From /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit:
action "Remounting root filesystem in read-write mode" mount -n -o
remount,rw /


At 04:29 PM 11/8/00 -0600, jlhagen at wrote:

>I have two mvme2604 boards that are up and running with root mounted NFS
>using Gabriel's patches against 2.2.12 kernel. The boot messages for the
>boards always report " VFS: Mounted root (NFS filesystem) read-only".  Not
>knowing NFS that well, is there a way I can change it so the boards mount
>the file system as read/write? I do have the nfs sever /etc/exports file
>set for "  /tftpboot/      vme(rw, no_root_squash)"  read/write
>as I understand it. Might be a stupid question but I need to be

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