Current-Users archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]

Re: how do I mount a read-only filesystem from the "root device" prompt?

On Sun, Apr 04, 2021 at 03:13:35PM -0700, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> I would think it's not just CDs and hypervisor-provided virtual devices
> that can have multiple partitions, use wedges, and yet be read-only.
> Are not a wide variety of removable storage devices also capable of
> being made "read-only" at the hardware level?

At last some SCSI devices had a pin to make then read-only. I used this
to build ssh gateways in the past ...

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

Home | Main Index | Thread Index | Old Index