[mythtv-users] Setup readonly filesystem for Raspberry Pi

Rajil Saraswat rajil.s at gmail.com
Thu Oct 19 01:07:01 UTC 2017

On 10/17/2017 02:13 AM, Yann Lehmann wrote:
> Not really, but the frontend writes some files in the
> /home/user/.mythtv folder (themes icons for example). May be your NUC
> was set up rw when you first started the frontend.
> On the other hand, some file systems are "friendlier" to flash memory
> than ext4 (JFFS2, F2FS and others), and converting to them seems very
> easy:
> http://whitehorseplanet.org/gate/topics/documentation/public/howto_ext4_to_f2fs_root_partition_raspi.html

Right, I did start with an RW file system, let myth do all its stuff and
then changed to an RO file system. I was using the same philosophy on
the pi but it didnt work. I have found anther solution which uses an
overlay filesystem. It works fine on Raspbian Stretch. Details at 


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