[CentOS] Blocking external usb storage

Kevin Faulkner kevlar.kernel at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 15:34:00 UTC 2008

Fajar Priyanto wrote:
> On Friday 23 May 2008 14:16:45 whoami i wrote:
>>   This is my first mail to this mailing list.I want to block external usb
>> storage completly on my  server running on centos 5 having confidiential
>> data.
> 1. unplug any usb storage 
> 2. rmmod ehci_hcd
> 3. add a line in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist
> blacklist ehci_hcd
Wouldn't that prevent him from using USB as a whole?
perhaps a udev rule would play nicely here.

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