[olug] Weird Internal HDD Question

Obi-Wan obiwan at jedi.com
Fri Oct 28 15:07:06 UTC 2011

> So I working on a secure kiosk style liveCD and I want to disable access to
> the internal HDD.
> I am thinking of hacking /bin/mount a bit to exit it "sda" is attempted as a
> device to mount.

Of course, you can always mount a drive by LABEL= rather than device name.
Also, LVM devices typically fall under /dev/mapper/name rather than sdX.
Of the 8 or so drives in my desktop, none are mounted by /dev/sdX.

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