Originally Posted by knc1
And if you had tried to rm /var/local/something_new after setting the 'i' (immutable) attribute you would have gotten a "permission denied" - even as 'root'.
Works for directories also, but I don't know what would happen if the start-up script got a "permission denied" error code.
I didn't see much error checking in that lab126 script you posted.
[root@[192_168_15_244] /dev]# rm /var/local/something_new
rm: remove '/var/local/something_new'? y
rm: can't remove '/var/local/something_new': Operation not permitted
Originally Posted by eureka
Isn't it (chattr) was explored in purposes of securing /usr/local at diags partition? I'm just confused with example of setting attrubute on /var/local...
just a "for example".