Read only root

Archaic archaic at
Mon Jul 19 13:26:00 PDT 2004

On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 07:15:38PM +0100, rl at wrote:
> > 
> I tried simply:
> mv /etc/passwd /var/lib/misc
> ln -s /var/lib/misc /etc/passwd
> and the same for group, shadow and gshadow.

Thanks for the feedback. :)


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