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Re: Moving rc.d scripts to base.tgz (Thor Lancelot Simon) writes:

>I should note that this doesn't give me what I want, since if the
>system still goes looking in /etc for stuff to execute at boot time
>(or shutdown time, or...) I still can't safely leave /etc mounted

Why would other files in /etc have less impact than the rc scripts?

Something like inetd.conf is surely as exploitable as an rc script
and in the end /etc is empty except for /etc/motd and beware if you
use a VT100 or xterm as console.

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."

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