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
> 

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Stacey Roberts
B. Sc (HONS) Computer Science

Web: www.vickiandstacey.com

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