On Aug 18, 2009, at 13:11:10, Tim Judd wrote:

On my CF-based devices (firewalls.. nagios boxes, etc), I run:

mount -uw /
to update the mount (not mount again) the filesystem.  If you're
trying to mount again, I could understand why the box panics.

Try in your script:
 mount -u -w /backups
or shorter by a little:
 mount -uw /backups

do your stuff, then go back to read-only:
 mount -ur /backups

We have a winner. I am sheepish in admitting I didn't read the man page well enough for mount.

Thanks for the answer!


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