Finally got it to work. Thanks a lot everyone.

On 8/30/06, Mark Moellering <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:


Did you ever get this working?  If not, I can give you my setup...

Mark Moellering

On Monday 28 August 2006 10:52 pm, Viswas Nair wrote:
> didn't help :(
>
> On 8/28/06, ajm <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > On Sun, Aug 27, 2006 at 08:11:16PM +0530, Viswas Nair wrote:
> > > I have been trying to figure out how to give users to mount CD rom
and
> >
> > have
> >
> > > been largely unsuccessful. Here are a few things I tried:
> > > 1) Added user to the 4th field (options) in /etc/fstab
> > > 2) Added vfs.usermount=1 to  sysctl.conf
> > > 3) Created a group called optical and added the root and alpha to it
> > > 4) Added following lines to devfs,conf :
> > > own /dev/acd0 root:optical
> > > perm /dev/acd0 0770
> > > own /dev/acd1 root:optical
> > > perm /dev/acd1 0770
> > > 5) Rebooted machine and tried to mount /dev/acd0 into /cdrom and it
> >
> > failed
> >
> > > with the message:
> > > got the error message: /dev/acd0
> >
> > Try the following:  create a subdirectory in the users home directory.
> > example:  /home/steven/cdrom
> >
> > mount_cd9660 /dev/acd0 /home/steven/cdrom
> >
> > also, you can change the permission to 550
> > (read/execute by owner and group) no need for write permission.
> > make sure that your users are part of the optical group.
> > One more thing...users will not be able to mount anything to /cdrom
> > since it will belong to root/wheel.  Hope this helped you.
> >
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