On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 10:29:16AM +0200, Stig Sandbeck Mathisen wrote: > Roger Leigh <email@example.com> writes: > > > One reason for doing this is to have a single writable mount on the > > system, which might be useful for tiny systems with minimal resources, > > where root is r/o. On such a system, it might be useful to pool the > > limited writable space (which might not be a tmpfs). > > Could this case be handled better by the fsprotect package? It's a nice idea, but for a somewhat different purpose. This is overlaying the read-only root with a writable overlay. Where I'd like to get to is a purely read-only setup where nothing is writing to e.g. /etc. fsprotect could be considered to be working around deficiencies with our current situation, where I would like to fix the underlying problems making an aufs overlay necessary in the first place. Regards, Roger -- .''`. Roger Leigh : :' : Debian GNU/Linux http://people.debian.org/~rleigh/ `. `' Printing on GNU/Linux? http://gutenprint.sourceforge.net/ `- GPG Public Key: 0x25BFB848 Please GPG sign your mail.
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