Subject: Re: disklabel(8) and machdep on-disk structures issues
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.org, tech-security@NetBSD.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 11/08/2003 03:26:27
>>> [...]; and we can then prohibit user writes of the disklabel
>>> sectors all the time, no matter what,
>> I would find this last significantly annoying if it were to ever
>> make it into any version I use; [...]
> It's already there, and has been for years. See the discussion of
> securelevel in the init manual page.
> see "disklabel -W"
See "no matter what" in the above quote. If it depends on securelevel,
if it depends on whatever that ioctl is that disklabel -W does, it's
not being done no matter what.
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