"Edd Barrett" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > Hi all, > I have been using freebsd for my web/database/music server for a while and > it has performed flawlessly. good good! However recently I installed freebsd > on my desktop too. I can do the things I want to, it just seems that i need > to be root to do a lot of things. If I didnt have root, I would be screwed. > > One point I find annoying is that I cant workout how a normal user can > unmount a fs. I have created ~/cdrom and put an fstab entry in for it. The > device is /dev/acd0 (777 for now). vfs.usermount=1. I can mount the share, > but not unmount it. For now I have chmod +s /sbin/umount. This is bad and i > wouldnt appreciate a normal user unmounting my hard disks. What is the > proper way?? My version is 5.2-release.
Use the automounter. Not only will it save you the need to mount altogether, it's also likely to handle unmounting correctly for you (if not, just do amq -u as a regular user). Details here: http://www.daemonnews.org/200202/automounting.html -- Dan Pelleg _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"