Re: Security Debian Questions
On Sunday 22 April 2007 01:58, Jim Popovitch <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-04-20 at 20:30 -0500, George P Boutwell wrote:
> > I don't remember the exact details, but the problem I think revolved
> > around not being able to properly boot-up since the /tmp and/or the
> > /var/tmp where needed during the boot, but not being mounted yet.
> Actually in order for /tmp to even be mounted their needs to be a /tmp
> directory on the root filesystem. Chances are, that it's not the lack
> of mounting /tmp, but rather the permissions of /tmp (mounted and/or
The permissions of the mount point don't matter. Mount runs as root with
capability DAC_OVERRIDE so a mode 0 mount point will do fine.
If the mount-point doesn't exist or is not a directory then the mount
operation will fail.
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