Re: Security Debian Questions
On Mon, 2007-04-23 at 19:15 +1100, Russell Coker wrote:
> 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
> > unmounted).
> 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.
If you say so. ;-) (please re-read what I wrote and the comment I was