Desmond Lee <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > I followed the instructions on the FAQ section about making non-root > users able to mount file systems and that worked fine, but it only works > if the target of the mounting point is accessible by that user.
Right. You want that for security reasons. > So, 'mount -t msdos /dev/fd0 ~/myFloppy' > > would only work if ~/myFloppy was a directory that was accessible by the > user who executed the mount command. Thus, if you were a non-root user > the stuff in the /etc/fstab would not be useful since the target of the > mount commands were only accessible by the root. Make the common mount point accessible to the console user. fbtab(5) (or xdm's 'GiveConsole' script, etc.) will help here. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"