Re: data files in /etc?
On 2004-02-13 "Bernhard R. Link" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> * Magosányi Árpád <email@example.com> [040212 22:52]:
> > -if one wants to make the boot process unable to modify configuration,
> > they will also be stumbled upon. (And given the fact that mount
> > actually deletes and recreates /etc/mtab, the challenge is...
> > challenging.)
> At least some time ago mount was able to deal with /etc/mtab
> beeing a link to /proc/mounts. (As long as no loop-devices
> where involved).
Besides breaking -o loop this also breaks the "user" option, the
can user can mount the filesystem but is not allowed to unmount it
because /proc/mounts does not hold the name of the user who mounted
the file system.