Read-only rootfs (Was Re: Multiple partition)

Archaic archaic at
Thu Sep 18 06:35:07 PDT 2003

On Thu, Sep 18, 2003 at 02:16:02AM -0500, Dagmar d'Surreal wrote:
> For those freaking out right now, if /tmp is it's own partition there
> should be no way that hard links from it could lead rm to deleting other
> parts of the filesystem because hard links can't jump a filesystem
> boundary.  (Many many many reasons to make /tmp it's own partition.)

That's what the hint does.


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