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Re: Bug#402622: bug still not fixed

Am Donnerstag 14 Dezember 2006 20:01 schrieb Marco d'Itri:
> On Dec 14, Modestas Vainius <geromanas@mailas.com> wrote:
> > 2006 m. gruodis 11 d., pirmadienis 20:33, Marco d'Itri raš?:
> > > I do not think that every mmc* block device is removable,
> >
> > What do you think about following pmount policy on determining removable
> > block devices? I think it would be a reasonable thing to do.
> I don't, I believe that pmount is buggy and this is a security hole.
> While you can be pretty much sure that every USB and firewire device is
> removable, the same is not true for MMC devices.

Can you explain that? AFAIK, the mmcblk driver directly speaks to MMC- and 
SD-Cards. Those are most likely in an MMC slot, thus removable (although 
probably none are automatically ejectable).

> It may be a viable strategy to consider every usb and firewire block
> device to be removable, but I would not extend this to MMC devices.

Let's say it this way: which devices that use the MMC protocol (or SD storage) 
are non-removable?


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