[CentOS] /var goes read-only

Fri Dec 1 23:24:09 UTC 2006
Joshua Gimer <jgimer at gmail.com>

Thanks, that is what we were thinking was happening. Smartd will not start
at boot,  it parses the config file just fine and then fails.

Thanks for all your help!

On 12/1/06, Alfred von Campe <alfred at 110.net> wrote:
> On Dec 1, 2006, at 16:07, Joshua Gimer wrote:
> > This is an issue that I have been having with one of our production
> > servers for a couple of months, just out of no where /var goes to
> > read only.
> Maybe the disk is going bad.  I had the same (or similar) thing
> happen to me with the root partition, which in my case also contains
> the /var partition.  It turned out to be a disk going bad.  Check the
> archives of this mailing list for a thread titled "EXT3-fs error
> (devive dm-0) in start_transaction: Journal has aborted" earlier this
> year.  Run smarctl on the drive with the /var partition if it
> supports it.
> Alfred
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Joshua Gimer
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