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Read-only bind mounts

Read-only bind mounts

Posted Nov 6, 2009 14:49 UTC (Fri) by terryburton (subscriber, #26261)
In reply to: Read-only bind mounts by MONK
Parent article: Read-only bind mounts

It seems unfortunate that the situation still isn't remedied after 18 months so I've raised this with the maintainers of util-linux-ng...

"[security] mount: Read-only bind mount silent failure then misreporting options"

Have fun,


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Read-only bind mounts STILL BROKEN in mainline?

Posted Dec 7, 2011 21:03 UTC (Wed) by gvy (guest, #11981) [Link]

As of 2.6.39 and 3.0.8 at least:
# mount -o bind,ro /home /mnt/cdrom
mount: warning: /mnt/cdrom seems to be mounted read-write.
# _

OpenVZ 2.6.32 works fine though -- seems the fine folks over there did fix it.

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