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Re: Immutable flag and packages

Daniel Martin at cush <dtm12@jhunix.hcf.jhu.edu> wrote:
> No, they're talking about marking files immutable and then changing
> the "securelevel" (as reported by /proc/sys/kernel/securelevel) -
> supposedly one can increase this if one is root, but not decrease
> it (looking at the kernel source seems to support this, although it
> appears that init can decrease securelevel too).

That's seems like it would prevent dpkg from working without a reboot.
Really, really *bad* if you're trying to administer a stable server.


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