Question on odd acl/permissions.

Dan Mahoney, System Admin danm at
Sun Jan 2 06:14:27 PST 2005

Hey all, I'd like to make a "live" backup of a file system on a regular 
basis, and maintain permissions, but have such a thing be only writable by 
root at any given time.  (i.e. I keep a backup drive unmounted, and mount 
it read-only when users need their data).  The thing is, I have to mount 
it read-write in order to create the archive.  Is there any way to make a 
file system read-only for normal users but read-write by root?

This is a local filesystem.



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