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Re: [suse-security] Re: Newbie firewall installation question
  • From: Florian Kirchmeir <kflorian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2001 21:04:02 +0200
  • Message-id: <3B533AA2.B7B5BFC8@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi Chad!

dog@xxxxxxxxx wrote:

> I have setup firewalls before that have / mounted read-only as well as the
> other partitions. It works, but it can be a hassle to administrate,
> especially if you make changes frequently, because a change usually
> requires at least two reboots.

Well, it's not that bad, fortunately. You can always remount your root-fs
read-write (and than ro again), without rebooting:
mount -o remount -o rw /
mount -o remount -o ro /

Otherwise I'm with you.

Have a nice day!
Florian Kirchmeir

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