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jvmagic 05-08-2008 12:23 PM

how to blacklist a usb-storage module
 
Hi,
I would like to disable the ability to plug in a USB drive into my Linux workstation. I was told to blacklist a usb-storage. how do I go about this?

thanks in advance,

slackie1000 05-08-2008 02:20 PM

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Originally Posted by jvmagic (Post 3147156)
Hi,
I would like to disable the ability to plug in a USB drive into my Linux workstation. I was told to blacklist a usb-storage. how do I go about this?

thanks in advance,

Hi there,
you need to find how your distro brings the module up. probably you have some blacklisting options in /etc/modprobe.d
i advice reading here.
regards,
slackie1000


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