Subject: Re: Need some advice regarding portable user IDs
To: None <freebsd-hackers@FreeBSD.ORG,,>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/24/1999 08:43:14
>> BTW, since non-root users can mount anything, we should make the
>> filesystems' code more robust, so that one cannot take the machine
>> down by inserting random media and mounting it.

> They can't mount anything, they need to have access to the block
> devices.

It is not unreasonable for vanilla users to have read/write access to
the block devices for removable media (floppies, zip disks, etc).  From
what I hear, it's not even particularly uncommon.

					der Mouse

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