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Re: Sharing NFS file system (making it read only)

On Mon, 20 Mar 2000, Dvir Oren wrote:

> 1.  I need /dev to be rw.
You can for example keep the dev entries in /usr/dev, then mount a
ramdisk as /dev and copy the device nodes over to the ramdisk.

> 2.  I can't have /etc/passwd (and the related files) read only, if I 
> want to add users, etc.  I can't have them link to somewhere else, 
> passwd claims that it can't lock them.
A possible solution is to keep the passwd and group databases on the
server and export them to the clients using NIS.


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