Re: SCSI device numbering (was: Re: Ideas for v2.1

Bryn Paul Arnold Jones (
Wed, 3 Jul 1996 22:23:03 +0100 (BST)

On Wed, 3 Jul 1996, Erik Corry wrote:
> P.S. on the mounting-by-volume-labels idea: What if two volumes have
> the same label? This could be done deliberately as part of an attack,
> for example putting a trojan volume in a removable SCSI drive.

Hmm, they have physical access to the box, and can reboot it, so they can
just stick a boot floppy in anyway. Oh, and shouldn't the removable
drive be after non-removable ones (ie removable id > non-removable id).
If that's the case, and mount only looks for one disk, no problems from
bogus device names ....


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