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    how to mount / partition as read only

    Dear All,

    I Want to mount / partition is read only.when i use the following command its prompt me that / is busy

    mount -o remount,ro /

    I am New to Linux please to mount / partition is read only

    Thanks

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    You can use the lsof command to check which processes are using that filesystem.
    i.e.
    bash# lsof /

    Make sure you are not in a folder that belongs to that filesystem.
    Regards,
    Protocentux.

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