user/group -- my compromise proposal
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 94 06:57 PST
From: David Engel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> * Any users in the `disk' and `src' groups may compile and install a new
> kernel image (being a member of the `disk' group is necessary for the
> use of lilo). The kernel image has been moved to /boot and there is a
> symlink from /vmlinux -> /boot/vmlinux. The directory permissions are
> as follows:
> drwxrwsr-x 2 root src 1024 Mar 23 00:39 /boot/
> drwxrwsr-x 4 root src 1024 Mar 23 00:11 /usr/src/linux
I feel the group of /boot should be `disk' or `root'. If you need to
be a member of group `disk' to use lilo, you should also need to be a
member of group `disk' to overwrite *anything* in /boot.
That does make more sense. I'll make the change when I get home.
Ian Murdock <email@example.com>