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Re: chrooted accounts



On Thu, 11 Sep 1997, Aleph One wrote:
>On Thu, 11 Sep 1997, A Bruce in the Land of the Bruces wrote:
>> Note, if you are setting up a chroot'd area, on most unix's you need to
>> have hard links to the real device files inside the chroot, otherwise
>> certain things (notably screen) break.  This means the chroot must be on
>> the root partition.  Obviously, mount as much as you can elsewhere...
>
>Hard linking is not needed. Just recreate the device with mknod under the
>chroot'ed enviroment.

On my system, I have user partitions mounted with the "nodev" option
for security reasons, so this option wouldn't work.

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