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

Dvir Oren wrote:
> I want to share the same file system for all of my etherboot clients.
>  I realize that some parts have to be different, and I intend to create
> ramdisks for them, and mount them.
> However, if I make the NFS file system read only, I come across a
> lot of problems:
> 1.  I need /dev to be rw.
> 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.
> Has anybody succeeded in making the file system read only?  I'm
> finding it extremely difficult.

you could try my solution at


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