On Sat, 2004-01-03 at 20:13, Stacey Roberts wrote: > 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, what are permissions of /dev/acd0c? The handbook example changes the permissions of a SCSI cdrom. I made the mistake of not noticing this when I first tried to do make my cdrom user mountable. Tom _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"