[Server-devel] XS automount design

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Sun Aug 2 14:41:28 EDT 2009

On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 3:50 AM, Douglas Bagnall<douglas at paradise.net.nz> wrote:
> Martin wrote:
>>  - we don't have any scripts that write, but we will likely do, so
>> mounting ro is not a good idea
> I'm pretty sure the xs-otp scripts write to the usb drive, if you have
> that enabled.  Not that anyone does that, or we'd have seen a stream of
> queries about servers that are very hard to log into.

True. I had forgotten - thanks!

The other thing that bothers me is that unmounting it automatically
makes a mess for anyone working interactively with USB sticks from the

Remounting it RO at least leaves the mountpoint in place, and it's
relatively easy and clear what to do.


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