On Sat, 2002-12-21 at 00:32, Tom Ball wrote: > On Fri, 2002-12-20 at 12:05, Bill Rugolsky Jr. wrote: > > On Fri, Dec 20, 2002 at 09:12:26AM -0800, Tom Ball wrote: > > > title Red Hat Linux (2.4.18-18.8.0) - Home > > > root (hd0,5) > > > kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.18-18.8.0 ro root=LABEL=/ rootflags=mode=writeback > > > initrd /boot/initrd-2.4.18-18.8.0.img > > > > > > As someone previously suggested, I also tried adding this information to > > > /etc/fstab, with the same panic. > > > > That's supposed to be > > > > rootflags=data=writeback > > You're right -- in reporting the problem I dummied up my grub entry > since I had removed the problem entry. What you wrote is what I > originally used, per that article. > > To be clear: specifying "rootflags=data=writeback" causes the kernel > panic. it's also the wrong thing to do: the initrd mounts your root filesystem, not the kernel. So the mount flag need to be set within the initrd, and afaik, mkinitrd just uses /etc/fstab to copy the flags AT CREATION TIME of the initrd.....
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