Subject: Re: FreeBSD 5/6/7 kernel emulator for NetBSD 2.x
To: None <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/28/2005 11:48:00
In message <>, 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,