Hello, Thanks for the reply.., ----- Original Message ----- From: "Gautam Gopalakrishnan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>" To: To Stacey Roberts Date: Sun, 04 Jan, 2004 00:59 GMT Subject: Re: Mount /cdrom as non-root user - does this actually work for anyone?
> On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 12:53:52AM +0000, Stacey Roberts wrote: > > Hello, > > As root I can mount and read the CD fine.., checking for non-root user: > > exit > > ~ $ mount /cdrom > > cd9660: /dev/acd0c: Operation not permitted > > ~ $ mount -t cd9660 /dev/acd0c ~/cdrom > > cd9660: /dev/acd0c: Operation not permitted > > ~ $ > > > > Attempting to mount to mount-point in user home dir: > > ~ $ cd ~ > > ~ $ pwd > > /home/stacey > > ~ $ ls -ltra cdrom > > total 6 > > drwxr-xr-x 2 stacey stacey 512 Jan 3 23:50 ./ > > drwxr-xr-x 31 stacey stacey 2560 Jan 3 23:50 ../ > > ~ $ mount -t cd9660 /dev/acd0c ~/cdrom > > cd9660: /dev/acd0c: Operation not permitted > > ~ $ > > chmod +s /sbin/umount /sbin/mount > > works fine for me (without any other changes necessary). Don't know > if it's the recommended procedure though. > Nor I, to be honest.., I'm not sure about setting the suid bit on mount.., Given that the HandBook provides what I thought would have been straight-forward instructions on what (presumably) is I hoped is a simple procedure.., I'd not want to start making undocumented config changes. Thanks all the same for taking the time to respond. Regards, Stacey > Gautam > -- Stacey Roberts B. Sc (HONS) Computer Science Web: www.vickiandstacey.com
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