Question about securelevel

Patrick Proniewski patpro at
Wed Feb 11 10:02:46 PST 2004

On 11 févr. 2004, at 18:36, Peter Radcliffe wrote:

> twig les <twigles at> probably said:
>> There was a blurb on this in the 3rd Ed. of Practical Unix &
>> Internet Sec.  Basically they opined that hard drives with a
>> physical switch for read-only would be neat in some
>> circumstances since you can still write to a read-only fs if you
>> can get to the raw device.  If anyone has a link to a drive that
>> has that I'd be interested to see.
> I've seen quite a few drives with a jumper setting for RO, documented
> as read only, or "write protect".
> Picking up a random disk on my desk (a Sun branded seagate ST39102LC,
> scsi LVD/SE disk) it has a jumper labelled "WRITE PROTECT".

after a really quick look to Seagate's web site, it looks like only 
SCSI drives have such a write protect feature.
(S)ATA drives don't have these settings.

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