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Re: Please read if you use x86 -current

> A process running as root on _this_ instance of the system is not
> supposed to be able to alter the state of _future_ instances of the
> system.

Doesn't that render upgrading impossible?  (Not that that's relevant to
the main thread of this discussion.)

> In order to use user-space file servers *running as any user*, the
> user has to allow user access to raw devices.

You keep repeating this, but repetition won't make it any more correct.

You have to allow user access to the raw device which is being mounted,
but you do _not_ have to allow access to anything else.  (Perhaps you
do at present, but if so that's a problem with the present mechanisms,
not because it inherently must be so.)

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