Root partition read-only

Derek Broughton derek at
Thu Apr 16 13:20:08 UTC 2009

Antonio Augusto (Mancha) wrote:

> Hey Derek, Thanks for the feedback.
> On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 12:52, Derek Broughton <derek at>
> wrote:

>> Probably not "corrupted", but you're not going through a proper shutdown.
>> If a filesystem doesn't get properly dismounted, it's marked "dirty" and
>> JFS will want to do an fsck on start-up.
> Thats the problem... For what i remember i shut the computer properly,
> without any issues what so ever... :/

You need to look back at the logs for the time you did the shutdown - but
I'd pretty much guarantee that something went wrong in the shutdown

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