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Re: RFE: More on mounting + a question about the "console" flag



On Mon, 2004-10-04 at 16:00 +0200, Kyrre Ness Sjobak wrote:
> man, 04.10.2004 kl. 15.49 skrev Colin Walters:
> > On Mon, 2004-10-04 at 15:35 +0200, Kyrre Ness Sjobak wrote:
> > 
> > > Then, 2 minutes later, another user logs in, pulls up his/her floppy,
> > > and... the floppy is mounted. Cant get it umounted, and can't mount
> > > his/her floppy. Grr...
> > 
> > Yeah, it's a perennial problem.  I guess people are trying to solve it
> > with user-space proxy filesystems and the like.  Not sure how mature
> > they are.
> > 
> 
> Sure. Think KDE does that.

Like at the kio layer or something?  So all I/O in KDE goes through a
daemon?  Or just when it's a floppy drive?

> That is just to obscure. You dont run cron jobs on a client off
> removable media. You just dont do that.

Actually I do for my backups :)

> But what happens if you log out with "control-alt-backspace"? Iv'e seen
> prosesses survive that...

Good question - If gdm doesn't handle that it's really a bug.

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