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Re: ifupdown writes to /etc... a bug?

"Matt Ryan" <mryan@debian.org> writes:

> > Dead simple. try to install a rootkit on a CD or a harddisk with the
> > RO jumper set.
> >
> > You can't write to a read only medium and hacking a drives bios to
> > circumvent the RO jumper is hopefully impossible.
> We are going from the sublime to the ridiculous. Are we suggesting that if
> it was made easier a significant number of Debian users would implement a
> root fs on a ro medium like cdrom? If not (and I suspect this is not the

No, the point is that several people do and the debian tools then
break and needs special attention and ugly workarounds.


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