Re: read-only file systemsFrom: Rich Teer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2001 19:35:30 -0700 (PDT) From: Rich Teer <email@example.com> To: Heather Flanagan <HeathFla@reciprocal.com> Subject: Re: read-only file systems Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Mon, 10 Sep 2001, Heather Flanagan wrote:
> I know /usr can be comfortably turned in to a read-only file system for
> particularly hardened systems - or at least I can't think of any reason why
> not. Can the same be done with / on Solaris 8?
It depnds on how broken down your / is. Dy definition, most
files under /var for example are written to at some stange.
I suspect that if one separated out /var, / could be made
read only. (Naturally, user data lives on other disks or
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