Re: mount --bind and -o [re: nosuid/noexec/nodev handling]

From: Ville Herva (
Date: Sun Oct 14 2001 - 11:12:19 EST

On Sun, Oct 14, 2001 at 12:06:02PM -0400, you [Alexander Viro] claimed:
> On Sun, 14 Oct 2001, Ville Herva wrote:
> > Ummh, is there a reason for this behaviour?
> >
> > $ mount --bind -o noexec /bin /home/sftp/bin
> Broken - mount --bind ignores flags. Create a binding, then remount it.
> IOW, two mount(2) calls are needed.


And -o ro does not work with --bind at all, am I correct?

BTW, I just managed get a mount process to unkillable (-9) state while
playing with --bind. You might be uninterested in details if I can figure
out how to reproduce it?

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