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I am using Gentoo 2.6.15-r1 on my box. I recently installed fbsplash on it and since then I get these annoying messages during the boot sequence Code: cannot touch /var/lib/init.d/deptree ...
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- 04-13-2006 #1
cannot touch /var/lib/init.d/deptree
cannot touch /var/lib/init.d/deptree read-only filesystem cannot touch /var/lib/init.d/depcache read-only filesystem and so on......
Thanking you in anticipation.
- 04-14-2006 #2
I take it that /var is on a separate partition from /? Assuming so, can you please post up your /etc/fstab.
Can you touch anything else on /var?
- 04-14-2006 #3Originally Posted by Cabhan
# ROOT /dev/hda7 / ext3 noatime 0 1 # SWAP /dev/hda8 none swap sw 0 0 # REMOVAL DEVICES /dev/cdrw /mnt/cdrom auto uid=500,gid=100,noauto,rw,exec,users 0 0 /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy auto uid=500,gid=100,noauto,rw,exec,users 0 0 # WINDOWS DRIVES /dev/hda1 /mnt/win_c vfat uid=500,gid=100,rw,exec,users 0 1 /dev/hda5 /mnt/win_d vfat uid=500,gid=100,rw,exec,users 1 1 /dev/hda6 /mnt/win_e vfat uid=500,gid=100,rw,exec,users 1 1 # HOME SWEET HOME /dev/hda9 /home ext3 defaults,noatime 0 0 # NOTE: The next line is critical for boot! proc /proc proc defaults 0 0 shm /dev/shm tmpfs nodev,nosuid,noexec 0 0
- 04-15-2006 #4
Well, I'm not familiar with fbsplash, so I'm having a spot of difficulty here. I take it that these messages occur after the line "Mounting root filesystem read-only" and before "Remounting root filesystem" (or whatever the second one is that mounts it as writable)?
Did you follow the directions at:
- 04-15-2006 #5Originally Posted by Cabhan
- 04-15-2006 #6
No you're not. A standard part of the boot procedure is that the / is mounted read-only so that it can be examined, and then it is remounted as writable.
rc-update del splash boot rc-update add splash default
- 04-25-2006 #7
- 04-26-2006 #8
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what are you trying to screw with the file for. can you do it from a different distro or possibly a different boot sorry im bad at wording but i think youl understand what i mean. use a live disc to see if you can mess with the file (make sure its mounted as writable before attempting)
sorry that was probably useless seeing as i suck at wording and im not a user of this distro i just found the subject interesting
- 04-26-2006 #9
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oh wait completely ignore that... it just hit me what file you were talking about yeah i had a similar situation on another distro im not sure how i fixed it it was along time ago
- 04-26-2006 #10
Alrighty, according to a post on the Gentoo forums:
emerge --sync emerge baselayout