Re: (Security) upgrades with shared /usr?
On Mon, Feb 20, 2006 at 01:56:23PM -0500, Mark Bucciarelli wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 20, 2006 at 04:02:52PM +0100, Marcin Owsiany wrote:
> > But maybe someone has invented something more clever? Maybe even
> > something that takes care of propagating the changes to files outside
> > the shared FS, to keep them in sync with the rest of the system?
> can you leave /usr rw in vserver host and apply the security patches
A system which mounts an FS R/O makes certain assumptions about its
behavior. If you change it behind its back (by mountin it R/W), you are
likely to crash the system(s) which have it mounted R/O.
Marcin Owsiany <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://marcin.owsiany.pl/
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