How to mount a volume with file owners being nobody?

Florian Weimer fweimer at
Tue May 6 11:00:18 UTC 2014

On 04/18/2014 05:28 AM, Wang Weijun wrote:
> I have seen such things before but cannot create one now. I would like to simulate a problematic environment on my own machines. Any suggestion is welcomed, I have Mac OS X and Windows at hand but Linux and Solaris are also OK.

I'm not sure what you need, but with file systems such as vfat which do 
not store owner information, you can specify an arbitrary user/group 
combination at mount (on Linux).

Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security Team

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