On Wed, 9 Jul 2008 11:29:22 -0000 (GMT)

> Hi all
> FreeBSD 6.2
> I have made a copy system with USB disk and GELI for crypto.
> Now, I would like that one non root user can login run a shell form
> unmount the disk and change it, and then mount the new usb disk.
> I have the shell script done, but only works if it runs under root.
> When I tried to run under the user, I get
> unmount /mnt/usb1  - Operation not permited
> My user is in the group operator, but what more can I do?
> I want to let them a script that in the login moment they can safely
> change the usb disks.
> Thanks in advance
> Juan Coruña
> Desarrollo de Software Atlantico

Add the following line to your /etc/sysctl.conf file:


To enable it immediately run the following command as root:

    sysctl vfs.usermount=1

The user must be the owner of the mount point!

Anders Trobäck
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