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Re: [suse-security] root fs read-only
  • From: "BrŠulio Gergull" <webmaster@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2000 14:23:33 -0300
  • Message-id: <002b01bff0dc$f100dc20$0200a8c0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Usually it's a better idea to use a r/w mounted ramdisk I think.
> One problem is, that i.e. /etc/mtab needs to be written, usually.

Yep, also the kernel needs write access to everything under /var, otherwise
you won't get log messages, lock files, etc.

Furthermore, /tmp quite often requires write access.

Br√°ulio Gergull

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