Subject: Re: PR 36963
To: Jan Danielsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 09/19/2007 22:58:48
On Thu, 20 Sep 2007 04:48:23 +0200
Jan Danielsson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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> Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> >> I boot off a USB memory key, then use the sysctl init.root knob
> >> to chroot from a memory disk to a cgd0a on wd0a. I followed
> >> Lubomirs advise. See
> >> http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-users/2007/07/01/0002.html.
> > Grasping at more straws -- is the USB key formatted as FAT or FFS?
> ffs. I was worried about FAT potentially causing permission
> problem, ironically. :)
Hmm. I was hoping you'd say FAT, because then I could say "I wonder if
that's causing a permission problem"....
Now I'm wondering if there's some problem with either (a) a cgd device
and permissions, or (b) mounting something over /.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb