Subject: Re: FreeBSD 5/6/7 kernel emulator for NetBSD 2.x
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 10/28/2005 11:48:00
In message <20051028144408.GA622@panix.com>, Thor Lancelot Simon writes:
> mount all filesystems containing devices read-only, so that I
>can be *guaranteed* that no new device nodes will be available to user
>processes no matter what else changes.
OK -- how do you do that? That utterly failed for me when I tried it.
Or rather, I ran into trouble when things like init couldn't do
operations on the devices.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb