On Fri, 26 Sep 2003 11:11:13 +0200 "Frans-Jan v. Steenbeek" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> OK, I feel like a total newbie again, but I can't figure this out... > > I cannot get floppies to be mounted by normal users. > > this is what I did: > $ su > # systctl vfs.usermount=1 > # chmod 777 /dev/fd0 > # chmod 777 /dev/fd0a > # exit > $ mount /dev/fd0a /mnt/flop > mount: /dev/fd0a: Operation not permitted > > root mounts everything fine. > > I know that there is a port wich make msdos-flops usable, but I do not > want that :) I use FreeBSD-formatted floppies also, and then there is > this backup-drive I do not mount at boottime but only when I need > it... same problem there. > The FreeBSD-FAQ tells me exactly (well, to some extend) what I did > above.... Google also didn't help me out... > > what the heck am I doing wrong? > You must own the directory where you mount the floppy (or CD). Try mounting onto a directory in ~. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"