Blocking the access to the device files.

Mulyadi Santosa mulyadi.santosa at
Wed Dec 29 11:12:58 EST 2010

On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 20:06, Prasad Joshi <prasadjoshi124 at> wrote:
> Hello All,
> ZFS file system has a property called devices. If turned off, ZFS
> would not allow access to the device files (block/character) present
> on the file system. I want to implement the same behavior on the a
> Linux File System.

I don't know about ZFS, so could you please elaborate on what you mean
by "ZFS could disallow access"?

IMHO, (untested), you could simply do it using usual Linux
file/directory permission up to SELinux/, is that what
you mean?


Mulyadi Santosa
Freelance Linux trainer and consultant


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