Root Access not working as FileSystem in ReadOnly Mode

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# 1  
Old 08-18-2013
Root Access not working as FileSystem in ReadOnly Mode

Hi Experts

I am facing a problem wherein Root Access not working as FileSystem in ReadOnly Mode.
Due to a Disk failure, my Filesystem went into Read-Only mode:

report@xx> grep root /proc/mounts
/dev/root / ext3 ro,data=ordered 0 0

Now, I am not able to login using root user on the system.
Only access is possible through a report user for which I have enabled password-less access to the node.

I need to remount the /root filesystem in RW mode, but not able to do so since I have no access as root user.

Everytime I access using root user, it says incorrect password.

My application is running absolutely fine on the system.

Please help !!
# 2  
Old 08-18-2013
You may have to shutdown the system and reboot into single user mode.
# 3  
Old 08-18-2013
Did you check if there is free space on root fs ?
# 4  
Old 08-19-2013
If telnet is open, you should be able login if the system is mounted read only or full.

# 5  
Old 08-19-2013
Did you by any chance take a look at this thread?
The suggestions given apply to any Linux distro.
Hope it helps.
# 6  
Old 08-24-2013
Thanks to all.

I had to re-image my machine for solving the issue.

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