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Re: /run and read-only /etc



On Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 07:27:42PM -0400, Jeremy Jackson wrote:
> Overall I think it is wonderful to see support for read-only root being
> worked on.
> 
> On Wed, 2003-04-09 at 15:41, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > Jeremy Jackson wrote:
> > 
> > (doing this with bind mounts)
> > 
> > >2.2 kernels are out though.
> > 
> > As are BSDs. I have no idea whether the Hurd supports bind mounting.
> > 
> Can it be assumed that all systems that may use this support ramdisks?  
> What other schemes would allow a read-only root?  Mounting a small fs on
> /run (although I hope it's not in the root directory)?

I think all of the BSDs currently in porting support some concept that
is functionally equivalent to a ramdisk. Can't say anything useful about
the Hurd.
-- 
Joel Baker <fenton@debian.org>

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