Hello, ----- Original Message ----- From: "Gautam Gopalakrishnan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>" To: To Chris Pressey Date: Sun, 04 Jan, 2004 01:11 GMT Subject: Re: Mount /cdrom as non-root user - does this actually work for anyone?
> On Sat, Jan 03, 2004 at 05:12:41PM -0800, Chris Pressey wrote: > > On Sun, 4 Jan 2004 11:59:29 +1100 > > Gautam Gopalakrishnan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > > 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. > > > > > > Gautam > > > > I worked around this a different way: I chown'd /dev/acd0c to the uid of > > the user. Probably *not* the recommended procedure :) > > I guess a cleaner solution is to add the user to the operator group > and chmod to 664. > Err.., but this *is* part of the procedure in the HandBook (http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/disks.html#USER-FLOPPYMOUNT) that does not work for me.., Regards, Stacey > Gautam > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" -- Stacey Roberts B. Sc (HONS) Computer Science Web: www.vickiandstacey.com
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