[mythtv-users] problems with diskless setup

Reza Naima reza at reza.net
Wed Feb 28 18:58:01 UTC 2007

I found a solution to the problem -- you need to add a line to the
disklessrc file.  I made the changes to the wiki.  For some reason,
after you mount rw the snapshot dir, if you then do a mount -o
remount,rw to it, it fixes it...  *shrug*


On Sun, Feb 11, 2007 at 06:52:19PM -0800, Reza Naima sent me this...
> A few hours of work, and I'm making some progress, but I've reached a
> point that where I'm a bit lost.  I'm setting up a diskless boot
> environment for fc6 based on the system-config-netboot-0.1.34-1_FC3.  It
> seems to be working in a sane mannor -- the logic of the disklessrc file
> is to mount the readonly root fs then mount rw the snapshot fs. It then
> does a mount -bind to map the files off the snapshot fs over the ro
> files from the main mount.  However, after the mount -bind operation,
> these files are still Read-only.  I tried going through the same steps
> locally, and it works as expected - I can't write to the files that are
> ro, but after a mount -bind I can.  This doesn't seem to be he case with
> the diskless installation.  Any thoughts?  Any way to get a shell from
> that disklessrc file so i can poke around?
> thanks,
> Reza
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