Subject: Re: sysctl for users mounting filesystems
To: Frank van der Linden <email@example.com>
From: Michael Graff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/17/2000 13:26:01
This sort of scares me...
Can users mount filesystems with setuid-ok status?
Can users overlay /usr?
Frank van der Linden <email@example.com> writes:
> I've introduced a sysctl to enable/disable mounting of filesystems
> by non-root users. This sometimes nice, but little-used feature,
> is now switched off by default.
> The sysctl is called "vfs.generic.usermount".
> Use "sysctl -w vfs.generic.usermount=1" to switch this feature on.
> - Frank