Subject: Re: Allow non-root users to access to CD-ROM and Floppy
To: NetBSD Users Mailing List <netbsd-users@NetBSD.org>
From: James Gray <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/03/2004 23:51:25
Thanks... worked well... Is there a better way that to have each user
owning their own mount point?
Johnny Billquist wrote:
> On Fri, 3 Sep 2004, James Gray wrote:
>> Hello, I am trying to allow not root users to access CD-ROM and
>> Floppy drives.
>> The relevant sections of my fstab are shown below:
>> /dev/cd0a /cdrom cd9660 ro,noauto 0 0
>> /dev/fd0a /floppy msdos rw,noauto 0 0
>> the relevant folders and devices are shown below:
>> brw-rw-rw- 1 root operator 6, 0 Sep 3 21:04 /dev/cd0a
>> brw-rw-rw- 1 root operator 2, 0 Sep 3 21:04 /dev/fd0a
>> drwxr-xr-x 2 James users 512 Sep 3 21:18 cdrom
>> drwxr-xr-x 2 James users 512 Sep 3 21:17 floppy
>> "mount /floppy" and "mount /cdrom" works fine as root, but not when
>> I'm logged in as "James". could someone tell me where I'm going wrong?
> Normal users are normally not allowed to do mounts, no matter what.
> You can change that with sysctl, setting vfs.generic.usermount=1
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