[LFS Trac] #2672: More explicit mount options for LFS partition

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Fri May 28 20:44:34 PDT 2010

#2672: More explicit mount options for LFS partition
 Reporter:  chris@…             |       Owner:  lfs-book@…                   
     Type:  task                |      Status:  new                          
 Priority:  normal              |   Milestone:  6.7                          
Component:  Book                |     Version:  SVN                          
 Severity:  normal              |    Keywords:                               

Comment(by bdubbs@…):

 I don't know of anything in lfs that actually uses the suid bit.  We
 install as root in Chapter 6, 7, 8.   The suid bit is meaningless when you
 are root.

 I also don't know if a partition is mounted nodev if it makes any
 difference since we mount --bind a separate partition as /dev.

 The exec options is a potential issue.  What distros have mount default to

 I'm not really in favor of adding extra commands for every potential thing
 that could possibly go wrong in the build process.  I don't suppose that
 many people read the FAQ, but that would be a potential place for
 something like this.   If users are following instructions, they latest
 they should know about a noexec partition is section 5.8 and possibly

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