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Re: [Progress Report1] Re: Using debootstrap




Hi Richard,

On Sun, Apr 29, 2018 at 06:43:42AM -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
> On 04/29/2018 12:59 AM, Richard Owlett wrote:
> >On 04/28/2018 10:57 PM, Kushal Kumaran wrote:
> >>You can try it out to verify after you fix the mount options to not
> >>include nodev.

[…]

> The man page for mount hints its possible to remove nodev but there is a
> dearth of useful examples.

# mount -o remount,dev /dev/sdc1

"man mount" says:

    If you want to override mount options from /etc/fstab you have to
    use the -o option:

        mount device|dir -o options

as regards "remount" option it later says:

       remount
                 Attempt to remount an already-mounted filesystem.
                 This is commonly used to change the mount flags
                 for a  filesystem,  especially to make a readonly
                 filesystem writable.  It does not change device or
                 mount point.

> Also have not found a good description of "nodev".

Same man page:

       dev    Interpret character or block special devices on the
              filesystem.

       nodev  Do not interpret character or block special
              devices on the file system.

While a filesystem is mounted "nodev", it can't have device special
files created on it.

Cheers,
Andy

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