Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:
>>On Mon, May 31, 2004 at 02:56:22PM +0100, Barry Flanagan wrote:
>> Well, I can certainly tell you the last time I needed to have /usr
>> mounted read-only to make the system more secure in a multi-user
>>Would mounting /usr read-only really make your system more secure?
>>I mean, nothing in it should be user-writable anyway, and if someone
>roots the box, remounting it isn't hard.
Unless you mount /usr via nfs, and it's exported ro from the nfs server. You can then modify the files on the nfs server using an admin host and the mount never has to be remounted.
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