About mount root and usr -ro?
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Sat Jan 29 06:48:02 PST 2005
perikillo <perikillo at gmail.com> writes:
> If you have a machine running only a firewall, there some
> advantages mounting / and /usr -ro
> or is dangers?
It makes sense, especially if there won't be users on the machine.
> Once you setup your rules, disable every thing we dont need, and
> closing the box for a long time the box will be alone.
Raised securelevels are helpful here. [This is pretty much the only
situation for which I think securelevels are helpful.] Disabling
things you don't need is *always* a good idea.
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