[Freeswitch-users] Read only filesystem

Steven Ayre steveayre at gmail.com
Fri Oct 15 15:27:34 PDT 2010

Sounds like hardware level, not FS-specific.

Every time I've had this it's been a bad drive or bad motherboard/raid

Try checking the drive for bad blocks. Since it's multiple servers
perhaps it could also be a driver bug.


On 15 October 2010 19:53, Troy Anderson <freeswitch at tlainvestments.com> wrote:
> I certainly don't know if this is a freeswitch specific issue, but we have several systems in the field running freeswitch on top of CentOS 5.5 and others on Ubuntu 10.04.  Some of the systems, after a weeks of performance, go into a read only state on the hard drive, at which point, a restart is the only fix.  After the reboot, the drive seems OK - I've run smartctl to verify that all seems good.  Sometimes, in readonly mode, it even gives an I/O error when trying to execute the /sbin/shutdown and we have to manually reboot.
> At this point, I am trying to figure out what may be the root cause.  Has anyone else experienced something this?  Any suggestions?
> Thanks,
> Troy
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