nate at oasis-systems.com
Tue Jul 25 17:43:54 PDT 2000
I have been trying some others things but the error message
when I use the command:
mount -t lo -o ro /real/files /anon/ftp/files
is not "lo" is not a block device but
FileSystem type "lo" is not supported by the kernel
Nathan Flint wrote:
> I have an anonymous FTP server and want to allow access
> to a directory not within the subdirectory that anonymous FTP
> users are allowed to access. Symbolic links dont work. I have
> looked around on the Inet and discovered that I have to mount
> the directory from outside the FTP to inside the anonymous ftp
> directory. It's called a loopback file system.
> I've tried some examples like:
> mount -t lo -o ro /real/files /anon/ftp/files
> But it says that "lo" is not a block device, like a hard disk, floppy,
> I think I need to make the directory into a mountable file system
> but I am not sure.
> Has anyone done this before? Thanks!
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