get periodic to not scan a partition
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Sat Aug 2 12:48:12 UTC 2008
On Sat, 2 Aug 2008 08:30:20 -0400
"B. Cook" <bcook at poughkeepsieschools.org> wrote:
> On Aug 2, 2008, at 8:19 AM, RW wrote:
> > On Sat, 2 Aug 2008 06:22:17 -0400
> > "B. Cook" <bcook at poughkeepsieschools.org> wrote:
> >> hello all,
> >> I have a machine doing backups with backuppc (excellent program
> >> btw) and I have them being stored in /exports
> >> /dev/ad4s1h 57G 31G 21G 60% /exports
> >> /dev/ad4s1h on /exports (ufs, local, noatime, soft-updates)
> >> it is now almost 6:20 am and periodic has been running since 3:01..
> >> and it will complete in another 4 hours..
> >> root 92866 0.6 0.1 3064 1488 ?? D 3:01AM 1:00.93
> >> find / exports -xdev -type f ( -perm -u+x -or -perm -g+x -or -perm
> >> -o+x ) ( - perm -u+s -or -perm -g+s ) -print0
> >> is there something I can do to get periodic to not look
> >> in /exports?
> > The above search is looking for setuid binaries, if you
> > mount /exports as noexec and/or nosuid then it wont get searched.
> I will see what happens when I do that.. as I remember it did
> something to break the building of world and I think port building
> as well..
> this /exports also holds /usr/obj /usr/src and /usr/ports they are
> symlinks to here.
In that case I'd try disabling the search with
daily_status_security_chksetuid_enable=no in periodic.conf, and
possibly putting a modified version in /usr/local/etc/periodic/security.
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