Subject: Re: floppy and cd-rom access and cd-rw drive
To: None <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/09/1999 20:28:44
Perry E. Metzger writes:
> "John C. Hayward" <> writes:
> > I have a suid program called fmount and fumount for mouting floppies to a
> > directory we have called /a:.  Students can mount their msdos floppies.
> Why bother with that? mount already lets non-root users use it.
> > In general allowing non root users to mount netbsd floppies introduces
> > some security issues (user mounts the floppy with their own suid program
> > ...)
> Ah, but if mount is used by a non-root user this isn't an issue -- try 
> it out... :)

Isn't this where someone is supposed to should "amd" or what?

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