[Benchmarking] Troubles on the db machine

Michael Smith michael.smith at usace.army.mil
Sun Aug 29 05:12:53 EDT 2010


DB Server is back up and filesystems mounted properly.


Michael Smith
US Army Corps of Engineers
Remote Sensing/GIS Center
Hanover, NH 

On 8/29/10 2:42 AM, "Andrea Aime" <aaime at opengeo.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> it seems we're having troubles on the db machine,
> the file system is mounted read only, can't start
> postgresql and oracle seems unavailable/not working
> either.
> e.g running as root:
>> mount
> /dev/sda3 on / type ext3 (rw)
> proc on /proc type proc (rw)
> mount: warning /etc/mtab is not writable (e.g. read-only filesystem).
>         It's possible that information reported by mount(8) is not
>         up to date. For actual information about system mount points
>         check the /proc/mounts file.
>> /etc/init.d/postgresql start
> Starting postgresql service: /etc/init.d/postgresql: line 183:
> /var/lib/pgsql/pgstartup.log: Read-only file system
>                                                             [FAILED]
> Humm.... why would the OS remount the disks read only and
> not even know about it in mount?
> Cheers
> Andrea

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