Subject: Re: Non-root users mounting a file system?
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Antti Kantee <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/21/2007 00:10:43
On Tue Feb 20 2007 at 16:08:34 -0600, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > Current you need to explicitly tell the kernel you want a nosuid/nodev
> > mount, i.e. mount -o nosuid,nodev /dev/cgd0a /pics
> > 
> > See thread with the title "mount(2) on kauth(9)" on tech-kern in 2006/12
> > for more information.
> Is this documented in man page or other official documentation?

I have no idea.  I'm still hoping it will be fixed to be like it used
to be: those flags being implicitly set for a non-superuser mount.

Antti Kantee <>                     Of course he runs NetBSD                
    "la qualité la plus indispensable du cuisinier est l'exactitude"