[CentOS] Root-filesystem remounts as read-only during 5.2 upgrade (system completely shoot)

William L. Maltby CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Thu Jun 26 10:33:30 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-06-25 at 23:53 +0200, Bernhard Gschaider wrote:
> <snip>

>     LM> I'd be concerned about the initial filesystem error perhaps
>     LM> being hardware related.  You might try a 'cat /dev/sda
>     LM> >/dev/null' to force a full disk read, then 'smartctl -a
>     LM> /dev/sda' to see if the health still looks OK.
> Thanks. That's one of the things that never come up in the "System
> administration for half-wits"-books that I usually read

There's your problem! You have to be a half-wit for those books. The
fact that you have the the incentive to read a book means you are *not*
a half-wit. Ergo: your reading the wrong books!  ;-)
> <snip sig stuff>


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