Re: NFS bug ?!

Alexander V. Lukyanov (
Tue, 25 Feb 1997 12:09:40 +0300 (MSK)

> the root_squash option - to my knowledge - is a server-side flag
> that simply changes uid "0" to uid "-2" or whatever, namely "nobody".

To my knowlege, nfs server plainly denies access for any root-owned file
when root_squash option is in effect and file mode has a specific value.

When I experimented with this, I could not write root-owned 0666 file!
(Althou that nfs server was not linux-based)