Hard link /etc/passwd

Louis J. Romero louisr at aspsys.com
Tue Jul 1 10:40:04 EDT 2003


hi Justin,

Keep in mind that concurrent access is not a given.  The last writer gets to 
update the file.  All other edits will be lost.

Louis
On Sunday 29 June 2003 09:20 pm, Justin Cook wrote:
> Good day,
> I have an 11 node diskless cluster.  All slave node
> roots are under /tftpboot/node1 ... /tftpboot/node2
> ... so on.  Is it safe to hard link the /etc/passwd
> and /etc/group file to the server nodes for
> consistency across the network?
>
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