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On Saturday 04 November 2006 17:27, Joe Knall wrote:
> correct, it's atually like this
> /srv/www type ext3 (ro,nosuid,nodev,acl,user_xattr)
> /srv/www/data type ext3 (rw,noexec,nosuid,acl,user_xattr)
> but I need a /dev, currently data/dev with null and urandom there,
> writeable and not nodev (could as well be a separate partition).
> Do you think this turns all the rest in vain?
Nodev is mainly for those situations where you may not have full control over
the disk (like usb sticks). But the ability to have devices will mean that
those who can make devices can abuse them.
Paul de Vrieze