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Old 05-08-2008, 01:23 PM   #1
jvmagic
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Question 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,
 
Old 05-08-2008, 03:20 PM   #2
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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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