Subject: Re: sysctl for users mounting filesystems
To: Michael Graff <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/17/2000 13:55:15
On 17 Feb 2000 13:26:01 -0800 
 Michael Graff <> wrote:

 > This sort of scares me...

Why?  We've had usermounts for a very very very long time.

 > Can users mount filesystems with setuid-ok status?

No.  usermounts automatically have nosuid and nodev.

 > Can users overlay /usr?

No, the user has to own both the from and the to, IIRC.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>