Subject: Re: tmpfs and union mounts
To: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/15/2005 15:50:57
On Sat, Oct 15, 2005 at 02:06:34PM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> difficult-to-avoid consequence of other code. The other problem with a
> non-writable /dev is that various parts of the system can't do chown()
> calls on, say, ttys; for an appliance box, that's a lot less relevant,
> as long as it doesn't block console and ssh login.
That is why Christos wrote ptyfs.
Thor Lancelot Simon email@example.com
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