Tag Linux

Forgetful systems with overlayroot

Not too long ago I needed to make a laptop resilient to ungraceful shutdowns. This meant that at some point the file system needed to become read-only, because I did not want to depend on journaling and filesystem checks to recover from power failures. To surprise, there weren’t many ways to do this - I could: boot to RAM use a modified livesystem disk image make root read-only use a linux distribution that supports this (e.