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SubjectRe: chroot() breaks syslog() ?
> IMHO, devfs in chroot environment, is defeating the purpose
> because if you have access to raw devices, like the device
> your chroot dir is on, you can easily mount that device
> again, and voila you have access to the full tree, if you

You need to be root to mount the device, and as root you can also create
the device special file. A chroot environment does not reliably guard
against root breaking out of it.


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